Sébastien Barras

Sébastien Barras (1653–1703) was a French painter and engraver.


Barras was born at Aix-en-Provence, in 1653. He was a pupil of Boyer d'Aguilles, and studied for some time in Rome. The first edition of the Boyer d'Aguilles Collection, published in 1709, contained 27 mezzotints by Barras, which were replaced by plates engraved by Jacobus Coelemans in the second edition. He also engraved a portrait of Lazarus Maharkysus, a physician of Antwerp, after Anthony van Dyck.[1]

He died at Aix in 1703.[1]



  •   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Barras, Sébastien". In Graves, Robert Edmund (ed.). Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.