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Last NameHire    
Given NamePhilippe    
alt. NamesP. d. l. H. ; Phillipe de La Hire / de la Hyre / Lahire ;    
Marriage2    
Children8: Cathérine-Genevieve ; mathematician Gabriel-Philippe (1677-1719) ; botanist Jean-Nicolas (1685-1727) ; architect Philippe II (1677-1719)    
Year born1640 in Paris    
Year died1718 (April 21, 1718; not 1719!)    
Place of deathParis    
Father's occupationpainter / etcher Laurent de La Hire (1606-1656)    
Relativespainter Étienne de La Hire (c. 1583-1643) (grandfather) ; painter Louis (1629-1653) (uncle) ; 4 aunts were artistic nuns    
Educationpainting in Rome ; science at Paris, the mathemtics from Honoré Fabri & Gérard Desargues    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forHire & Joseph-Guichard Duverney (1648-1730): Histoire naturelle des poissons (1680) ; Claude Perrault: Hist. nat. animaux (1676) ; Tabulae Astronomicae (1687 ); Claude Perrault (1613-1688) ;    
PatronageFrench Academy of Sciences    
Collaboratorsengraver Abraham Bosse ;    
Techniquesnatural and technical drawing, painting, and chalk drawing    
Sample(s)    
Archival sourcesMus. National de l'histoire Naturelle Paris, Austrian National Library Vienna    
Published sourcesAKL ; ThB 22 1928: 226 ; Pinault 1991: 31 & 34f. ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 # 3124 ;    
otherActice in mathematics, astronomy, botany, zoology, physiology, and optics. Rome, Venice.    
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