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Last NameTardieu    
Given NameNicolas Henri    
alt. NamesN. H. T. ; Nic. Tardieu / Tardieu the elder ;    
Marriage2 times: 1st: Louise-Françoise Aveline (1xxx-1708), daughter of Jean Aveline ; 2nd: Marie-Anne-Hyacinthe Horthemels (1682-1727)     
Childrenwith 1: son Denis (1xxx-1707) ; with 2: Jacques-Nicolas Tardieu, called "Tardieu fils" or "Tardieu the younger" (1716-1791)    
Year born1674 in Paris    
Year died1749    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationboilermaker Nicolas Tardieu (16xx-1xxx)    
RelativesLouise-Magdeleine Horthemels (1686-1767) (sister-in-law) ; line-engraver Charles Nicolas Cochin the Elder (1688-1754)    
Educationa student of Pierre Lepautre, Gérard Audran (16xx-1xxx) and Benoit Audran (16xx-1xxx)    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forFrancois Robichon de la Guérinière (1688-1751) ;    
PatronageLouis the Beloved (1710-1784) ;    
Techniquesanimal engraving ; portraits    
Archival sourceshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas-Henri_Tardieu    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 2361 ;     

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