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ID: 500107970
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500107970

 
Record Type: Person
Breguet, Abraham Louis (Swiss watchmaker, 1747-1823, active in France)

Note: He was the leading French horologist of his time, known for the profusion of his inventions and the exactitude of their execution.

Names:
Breguet, Abraham Louis (preferred,V,index)
Abraham Louis Breguet (V,display)
Bréguet, Abraham-Louis (V)
Breguet, Abraham-Louis (U)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
watchmaker (preferred)

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Neuchatel (Neuchâtel canton, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   France (Europe) (nation)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Breguet, Abraham Louis (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss watchmaker, 1747-1823, active in France) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Swiss watchmaker in FRA, 1747-1823) ..... [BHA]
(Swiss watch-maker, 1747-1823) ..... [Grove Art]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Abraham Louis Breguet ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Breguet, Abraham Louis ........ [BHA Preferred]
.............................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Bréguet, Abraham-Louis ........ [VP]
...............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 23 April 2003
Breguet, Abraham-Louis ........ [Grove Art Preferred]
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers (1947)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Britten, Old Clocks (1973)
....................  Complete Color Encyclopedia of Antiques (1975)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 23 April 2003
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr97032853
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr97032853
....................  National Union Catalog (1970-) 1975
....................  Oxford Companion to Decorative Arts (1985)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 23 April 2003
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