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Gérard Edelinck

Edelinck, Gérard (zhārärˈ ādəlăNkˈ) [key], 1640–1707, French engraver, b. Antwerp. He is known for his faithful interpretations of the work of Raphael, Le Brun, Champaigne, and other masters and for his portraits of celebrities of the time, including Louis XIV, Colbert, La Fontaine, John Dryden, and Descartes.

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