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ID: 500022758
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500022758

 
Record Type: Person
Oeben, Jean-François (French master ébéniste, 1721-1763, of German birth)

Note: Oeben was born in Germany, the son of a Catholic postmaster; he emigrated to Paris in the 1740s. Despite the disadvantages of foreign birth, he flourished as a royal cabinetmaker in France. He married the sister of another ébéniste. He was given the prestigious title of Cabinetmaker to the King and obtained lodgings and a workshop at the Gobelins Manufactories.

Names:
Oeben, Jean-François (preferred,V,index)
Jean-François Oeben (V,display)
Oeben, Jean-Francois (V)
Oeben, François (V)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
French

Roles:
artist (preferred)
cabinetmaker
ébéniste

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Heinsberg (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
patron was ....  Louis XV, King of France  
..................  (French king, 1710-1774) [500122354]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Oeben, Jean-François (I)

Biographies:
(French master ébéniste, 1721-1763, of German birth) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German cabinetmaker in FRA, ca.1720-1763) ..... [BHA]
(French ébéniste, ca. 1720-1763, master 1761) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French, b. ca. 1720, d. 1763, ebeniste du Roi 1754, master 1761-) ..... [JPGM]
(French cabinetmaker, 1721-1763) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Jean-François Oeben ........ [VP]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Oeben, François ........ [VP]
................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986) 25/563
Oeben, Jean-François ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred]
...........................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...........................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
...........................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
...........................................  Salverte, Ébénistes du 18e siècle (1985)
Oeben, Jean-Francois ........ [JPGM Preferred]
...........................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, Grove Art, JPGM, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n00001165
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
....................  Honour, Goldsmiths & Silversmiths (1971)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n00001165
....................  Nicolay, Maîtres Ébénistes (1956-1959) 336
....................  Packer, Paris Furniture (1956)
....................  Salverte, Ébénistes du 18e siècle (1985)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986) 25/563
....................  Vial, Artistes Décorateurs du Bois (1912-1922)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-) Accessed 08/08/2002.
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