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Last NameBoissieu    
Given NameJean Jacques de    
alt. NamesJ. J. d. B. ; de Boisseux ;    
MarriageAnne-Roch Valous (1xxx-1xxx) in 1773    
Children2 sons    
Year born1736 in Lyon    
Year died1810    
Place of deathLyon    
Father's occupationmedical doctor N. N. (1xxx-1xxx)    
Relativesbotanist and artist Claude-Victor de Boissieu (1784-1868) (nephew) ;    
Educationsilk pattern design. Pupil of painters Lombard (1xxx-1xxx) & Charles Frontier (1xxx-1xxx), etcher Robert Menje Pariset (1xxx-1xxx) ;    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forClaude-V. de Boissieu: Flore d'Europe (1805) ; Nicolas Desmarest: Encyclopédie (1766) ; cartographer Francois Pasumot ; Baron d'Holbach: plate VII of mineralogy: Basalt d'Auvergne ;    
PatronageAlexandre Duc de la Rochefoucauld d'Enville ; painter David; Conservatoire des Arts ;    
Collaboratorsengraver -> R. Bénard ;    
Techniquesbotanical, mineralogical, and geological drawing, painting, etching, pen&ink, wash, and copper engraving    
Sample(s)www.persee.fr/web/revues/home/prescript/article/rde_0769-0886_1995_num_18_1_1302 ;    
Archival sourcesBibl nationale, Bibl Municipale de Beaune, Bib Georges Duhamel, Mantes ; Paris; www.art-directory.info/fine-art/jean-jacques-de-boissieu-1736/ ;    
Published sourcesAKL 12 1996: 325 ; ThB 4 1910: 231 ; M. F. Perez: J. J. d. B. Artiste lyonnais (1982, thesis Lyon) ; Pinault 1984: 26-7 ; Pinault 1991: 112, 246 & 253 ; Pinault 1995: 206f. ; K. L. Taylor in Patrick Wyse Jackson: 4 Centuries Geol Travel (2007: 77f. & 82) ;    
otherAccompanied Desmarest and Duke de la Rochefoucauld to Italy 1765-6; geology.    
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