Raffaëlli, Jean-François (1850-1924).Alternative names
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
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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