Artist Birthdays September 17 – JEAN-BAPTISTE LE PRINCE
JEAN-BAPTISTE LE PRINCE (Sept. 17, 1734 – Sep. 30, 1781)
Field: Painting, printmaking
Art Movement: Baroque, Rococo
ARTiFact: He is credited with being the first artist (in 1768) to introduce the aquatint technique into his etched and engraved plates.
Important Artwork (shown below): Scene From Russian Everyday Life, 1764.