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Last NamePoilly    
Given NameFrançois    
alt. NamesF. P. ; François de Poilly le père / Poilly the Elder ;    
Childrenengraver François de Poilly the younger (1671-before1723)    
Year born1622/23 in Abbéville, Somme    
Year died1693    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationgoldsmith Charles de Poilly (d. 1646)    
Relativesengr. brother Nicolas de Poilly (1627-96); www.amis-musee-abbeville.fr/app/download/5029020261/Dossier%20de%20presse%20De%20Poilly-E.pdf?t=1421498    
Educationfather; apprentice to engraver Pierre Daret in Paris; engraver/painter Cornelius Bloemaert in Rome    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forNicolas Robert (1614-1685): Variae ac Multiformes Florum species ; Jean Baptiste Monnoyer (1636-1699)     
PatronageKing Louis XIV ("graveur ordinaire du roi" since 1669) ;    
Collaboratorspainter Nicolas Robert ; engraver Pierre Daret ;    
Techniquesbotanical copperplate engraving and drawing    
Archival sourcessee https://books.google.de/books?id=L0tNdr_3YlsC&dq=Jean+de+Poilly&source=gbs_navlinks_s on pp. 357ff    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; AKL ; ThB 27 1933 ;    
otherAlso active in Rome, Italy.    

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