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Last NameLepautre / Le Pautre    
Given NameJean    
alt. NamesJ. L. ; J. Le Paultre / Potre ;    
Year born1618    
Year died1682    
Place of deathParis ?    
Father's occupation    
Educationapprentice to a carpenter and builder, later designer of mirrors and other pieces of furniture.    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forfrontispiece of Chérubin d'Orleans: La Dioptriqve Ocvlaire(Paris 1671) ; c. 1500 master plates for French art industry: Livre de miroirs tables etc. ; Feuillages et autres ornements ; Vases et bordures de miroirs ; Escussons ;    
PatronageLouis XIV, who employed J. L. at the Gobelins manufactory ; member of the academy of Paris since 1677 ;    
Techniquesarchitectural, technical, topographical, and technical copper engraving and etching    
Sample(s)www.oldmasterprint.com/pautre2.htm ; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fontaine_de_Latone-1678.jpg    
Archival sourceshttp://library.getty.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=363669    
Published sourcesFleury 2010 no.1361 ; Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.) 1911 ; Maxime Préaud: Jean Lepautre’s Forgotten Seven Cannons, Print Quarterly 28 (2011): 318–20 ; French baroque ornament ‎;    
other1634 at rue Frépaut; see also http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Jean_Le_Pautre?uselang=de .    

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