Raffaëlli, Jean-François (1850-1924).

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Jean François Raffaëlli was a French painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor and author of Italian descent. He introduced technical innovations in ink drawing colors, drypoint, and color engraving printing. He also was a very active writer in various genres.

From the description of Jean François Raffaëlli papers, 1870-1929. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78400235

French painter, sculptor and printmaker from an Italian family who, for political reasons, fled to France at the beginning of the 19th century.

From the description of Manuscripts and documents of Jean François Raffaëlli, 1878-1914. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82218580

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Jean-François Raffaëlli (1850-1924) was a French painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor and author. He introduced technical innovations in ink drawing, drypoint, and the printing of color engravings. As founder and president of the Société de la gravure originale en couleurs he promoted his own and other artists' work in this medium. He was a prolific writer in various genres, including political commentary, art criticism, humor, and travel writing. A number of his essays and drawings were published in Harper's new monthly magazine (New York) and the Studio (London), as well as in a variety of French journals. His book Les types de Paris (1889) includes texts by Edmond de Goncourt and others.

From the guide to the Jean-François Raffaëlli papers, 1870-1929, (Getty Research Institute)

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referencedIn Raffaëlli, Jean Francis, 1850-1924 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Jean-François Raffaëlli papers, 1870-1929 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Blanche, Jacques-Emile, 1861-1942. Letters and manuscripts, 1886-1937. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Raffaëlli, Jean François, 1850-1924. J.F. Raffaëlli autograph letter to Samuel P. Avery, 1899. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Lapauze, Henry. Letters received, 1901-1918. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Papers concerning Germinie Lacerteux, 1889-1890. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955. Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers, circa 1860-1991, bulk 1890-1955. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Raffaëlli, Jean François, 1850-1924. Jean François Raffaëlli papers, 1870-1929. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Moll, Carl, 1861-1945. Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1882-ca. 1947. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers, circa 1860-1991, bulk 1890-1955 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
creatorOf Duveen, Albert,. Albert Duveen collection of artists' letters and ephemera, 1808-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955. Bessie Potter Vonnoh papers, circa 1860-1987 (bulk 1890-1955.). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896. Papers concerning Germinie Lacerteux, 1889-1890. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926. Correspondence and manuscripts, 1884-1926. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Raffaëlli, Jean François, 1850-1924. Manuscripts and documents of Jean François Raffaëlli, 1878-1914. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Thiébault-Sisson, Albert, 1901-1921. Letters received, 1886-1920. Getty Research Institute
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associatedWith Abbey, Edwin Austin, 1852-1911. person
associatedWith Adam, Juliette, 1836-1936. person
correspondedWith Ajalbert, Jean, 1863-1947 person
correspondedWith Ajalbert, Jean, b. 1863 person
correspondedWith Avery, Samuel Putnam, 1822-1904 person
associatedWith Berrichon, Paterne, 1855-1922. person
associatedWith Besnard, Paul Albert, 1849-1934. person
associatedWith Blanche, Jacques-Emile, 1861-1942. person
associatedWith Bourgeois, Eugène, 1855-1909. person
associatedWith Bourget, Paul, 1852-1935. person
associatedWith Bracquemond, Félix, 1833-1914. person
associatedWith Chéret, Jules, 1836-1932. person
correspondedWith Child, Theodore, 1846-1892 person
correspondedWith Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929 person
correspondedWith Clément-Janin, 1862-1947? person
associatedWith Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897. person
associatedWith Duez, Ernest-Ange, 1843-1896. person
associatedWith Duveen, Albert, person
correspondedWith Geffroy, Gustave, 1855-1926 person
associatedWith Geffroy, Gustave, b. 1855 person
correspondedWith Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896 person
associatedWith Gréville, Henry, 1842-1902 person
correspondedWith Hennique, Léon, 1851-1935 person
correspondedWith Huysmans, J.-K. (Joris-Karl), 1848-1907 person
associatedWith Ibels, Henri-Gabriel, 1867-1936. person
associatedWith Lapauze, Henry. person
associatedWith Latenay, Gaston de, b. 1859. person
associatedWith Lavieille, Eugene Antoine Samuel, 1820-1889. person
associatedWith Levallois, Pierre Ernest. person
correspondedWith Marcke, Emile van, 1827-1890 person
associatedWith Meissonier, Jean Louis Ernest, 1815-1891. person
associatedWith Millerand, Alexandre, 1859-1943. person
associatedWith Moll, Carl, 1861-1945. person
correspondedWith Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 person
correspondedWith Montesquiou-Fézensac, Robert, comte de, 1855-1921 person
correspondedWith Montorgueil, Georges, 1857-1933 person
correspondedWith Mourey, Gabriel, 1865-1943 person
correspondedWith Petit, Georges, art dealer person
correspondedWith Petit, Georges, art dealer—Correspondence person
associatedWith Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre, 1824-1898. person
correspondedWith Richepin, Jean, 1849-1926 person
associatedWith Roll, Alfred Philippe, 1846-1919. person
associatedWith Steinlen, Théophile Alexandre, 1859-1923. person
associatedWith Thiébault-Sisson, Albert, 1901-1921. person
associatedWith Villette, Adolphe Léon, 1857-1927. person
associatedWith Vonnoh, Bessie Potter, 1872-1955. person
associatedWith Waltner, Charles Albert, 1846-1925. person
associatedWith Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903. person
associatedWith Willette, Adolphe. person
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Artists as authors--France
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Artists' illustrated books--France
Art and music
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Engraving, French--19th century
Impressionism (Art)
Art in education
Visitors, foreign
Engraving, French--20th century
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Color prints, French--19th century
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Birth 1850-04-20

Death 1924-02-11

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