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Last NameAubriet    
Given NameClaude    
alt. NamesC. A. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1665 in Châlons-sur-Marne    
Year died1742    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Educationpupil and assistant to Jean Joubert in Paris    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forRecueil poissons & oiseaux ; J.-P. de Tournefort: Elemens de Botanique (1694) & Institutiones rei herbariae (1700); Sébastian Vaillant: Botanicum parisienne (1727); Réaumur; Bucho ; René Louiche dit Desfontaines (1750-1833) ; John Martyn: Compleat History (1719/30) ; Antoine de Jussieu ;    
Patronageking Louis XIV ; Jardin des Plantes Paris ; Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708) ; Guy Fagon ;    
CollaboratorsAndreas von Gundelsheimer ; predecessor -> Jean Joubert ; successor -> Madeleine Basseporte ; engraver -> Catherine Haussard ; engraver -> Elisabeth Haussard ; -> P. L. Cor ; -> Henriquez ; -> J. Herisset fils ; -> Elie du Mesnil ; -> Charles Milsan ; -> J. F. Poletnich ; cf. http://www.worldcat.org/title/traite-des-arbres-fruitiers-contenant-leur-figure-leur-description-leur-culture-etc/oclc/6845888#details-allauthors ;    
Techniquesbotanical and zoological painting, on vellum, chalk, drawing, pen and ink, brown ink, gray wash, and etching    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Malva-Institutiones_rei_herbariae2-Tab_23.png ; www.photo.rmn.fr/LowRes2/TR6/9Y5RK6/09-548812.jpg    
Archival sourcesBiblio Nationale & Muséum Nat. d'Hist Nat Paris, Acad des Sci; Göttingen Univ. Library; Fitzwilliam Mus. Cambridge Univ.; British Mus.Nat.Hist    
Published sourcesAKL 5 1992: 584 ; ThB 2 1908: 229 ; Nissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 # 550; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; W. Blunt & S. Raphael: Illust. Herbal 1979: 174-5 ; Luc Vezin: Artistes Jardin Plantes 1990: 25-8 ; Pinault et al. 1984: 39f. & 51-3 ; Pinault 1991: 22f., 29, 72 & 150f. ; Saunders 1995: 68 ; Chansigaud Hist. ill. nat. 2009: 59 & 82 ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Turkey, Greece, and Georgia: 1700-2 exped. artist to Levant with botanist Tournefort. Royal painter 1706-27 Vélins du Roi. See also: http://fmhibd.library.cmu.edu/HIBD-DB/ArtCat/recordlist.php?-skip=725&-max=25 .    
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