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Dassier, Jacques-Antoine [James Anthony]locked

(1715–1759)
  • Malcolm Baker

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Dassier, Jacques-Antoine [James Anthony] (1715–1759), medallist, was born on 15 November 1715 in the place de la Madeleine, Geneva, the son of the medallist John (Jean) Dassier (1676–1763). After early instruction from his father he went to Paris about 1732 for training under the goldsmith ...

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