School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

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Display artist/maker:

Balthasar Moncornet

Born: 1600, France, Rouen   Died: 1668, France

Painter, engraver and publisher. His 1654 engraving of Michel Particelli, Controlleur-Général des Finances under Louis XIV, was later believed to be an image of the Canadian explorer Samuel de Champlain and served as the basis for all future images of him. He created at least 45 portraits of a number of seventeenth century dignitaries

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