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Gilles Demarteau
Nationality: 
french
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1729
Birth Place: 
Liege
Death Date: 
1776
Death Place: 
Paris
Born Liege 1729; died Paris 1776. Flemish school. Patronized by Louis XV, and a member of the Academy of Paris in 1764. He was the inventor of a new mode of engraving, imitating sanguine crayon drawing, and executed many works after Boucher, Cochin and Huet.