Bathers and etching on laid paper. At the entrance of a cave opening on the sea, five women, two already undressed, the three others undressing, are about to bathe; another woman, seen from behind, walks away, with two baskets laden with bottles or victuals. \At the bottom right: \Bottom left: from the cabinet of m. R Poulhariez // merchant in Marseille. Painter and engraver, author of many landscapes and seascapes.
Member of the Academy of Saint-Luc (1743). Father of Vernet Carle; grandfather of Vernet Horace.
Studied in Avignon and then in Paris in 1734. Back in Avignon after the scandal of the engravings of the portrait of King of Poland. According to him, he would have been born on July 9 or July 11, 1719.
According to Bénézit he was born on July 11, 1716. Allusion is made to this print in an announcement relating to the \jean-joseph), 55, inserted in the \164 and where it is stated that the engraver is working on a third print according to m. The one we are announcing here is dedicated to mr. Chaulnes [\The Marquis de Marigny [\From this print, it is mentioned several times in the \We read on the date of September 22, 1762: written to m. I make him compliments on his \I ask him fifteen or twenty proofs, and one before the letter, if it is possible ...
To what, balechou answered: you are very obliging to make me praise ... The print of which you ask me a dozen \defects for which I claim your indulgence. As it may be, I will send you the number you ask of me; I am currently printing it, and the proofs, it seems to me, are more passable than the one you have seen ...1762, reproduced by belleudy, p. We read in the correspondence of grimm, on the 1st of June, 1763, one of our most esteemed engravers is balechou. The disturbance of his conduct obliged him to retire to Avignon; but one can be a bad head and skillful artist ... Everyone knows the \This generally estimated print is of a ridiculous price. The engraver has just given him a counterpart, after another painting of vernet, which he named \but it is quite necessary that this print should be as much esteemed as that of the \On the vernet board, see the notice of the iff18 balechou (jean-joseph), 55. Notice loaded without modification from the inventory of the French collection, engravers of the eighteenth century. Sources: inventory of the French collection, engravers of the eighteenth century.
First volume, adam (jean) -baquoy (mauritius) / national library, cabinet of prints; by marcel roux ... National Library (Paris), 1931, article balechou (jean-joseph), n. Sources: Eighteenth-century engravers / by mm. Volume 1, article balechou, n. The item \before \ prints, engravings, lithos \The seller is \This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.