Jean Marot, a French architect and engraver, was born in Paris in 1620. He engraved religious subjects and views and plans of historical monuments of Paris and its neighbourhood. In conjunction with de la Boissiere, Silvestre, Chaveau, and other artists, he executed several of the plates for the cabinet of the King of France.
Among his principle prints are Twenty-one Views of the Chateau de Richelieu, Plans and Elevations of the Louvre: three plates and Plan and Elevation of the Chateau de Madrid. Marot died in his native town on December 15th, 1679.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.