Baron, Bernard (c.1696-1762)

Baron, Bernard (c.1696-1762)

Bernard Baron was an accomplished French engraver and etcher who worked predominantly in England. He produced plates after Rubens, Raphael, Watteau, Titian, Hogarth, Holbein, Van Dyck, and Teniers among others. He’s represented in numerous public collections including the British Museum, Royal Academy in London, Royal Collection Trust and The Met Museum.

His portrait was included in Gawen Hamilton’s piece 'A Conversation of the Kings Arms', which is at the National Portrait Gallery.

c. 1696

Born in Paris to Laurent Baron, an engraver, and Aveline Baron.


Moved to London.


Assisted Claude Du Bosc and Nicolas Dorigny with engravings after the Raphael cartoons.


Engraved eight plates after Rubens.


Travelled to Paris and undertook four plates for the ‘Recueil Jullienne’.


Died in London.

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