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   Arago
   Jacques Étienne Victor
   J. E. V. A. ; Jacques Arago / byname l'aveugle ;
   
   
   1790 in Estagel, Pyrénées-Orientales
   1854 or 1855
   Rio de Janeiro
   head of the mint of Perpignan, François Bonaventure Arago (1754-1814) mayor of Estagel
   10 siblings: politician Étienne Arago (1802-92) & scientist Dominique François Jean (1786-1853); general Jean (1788-1836)
   
   France
   Louis Auguste de Sainson & Louis de Freycinet & Jacques Arago: Curieux Voyage autour du Monde (Paris 1822-44) ; Voyage en Islande et au Groenland executé pendant les années 1835 et 1836 sur la Corvette La Recherche commandé par M. Trébouard (7 text-vols. 1838-1852 & 3 atlases); Souvenirs d'un aveugle (1839-93) ; journal: La Mode ;
   
   draughtsman -> M.A. Meyer; artist ->Adrien Taunay; lithogr. ->Joseph Lemercier ; Langlumé ; Pigal & Pijou: Proverbes et Bons Mots mis en action d'après les mœurs populaires ;
   natural history, ethnological and zoological drawing and lithography
   http://www.aucklandartgallery.com/the-collection/browse-artists/6755/jacques-arago; http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_Arago
   Aukland Art Gallery; Honolulu Museum of Art
   AKL 4 1992, 610s ; ThB 2 1908: 53; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Kury 2014: 132 ;
   J.A. was expedition draftsman on French Artistic Mission to Rio de Janeiro & Brazil in 1816 on the ship "Uranie"; he was also the founder of the journals Kaléidoscope & La Bombe; also known as writer & art critic. Further Places of Activity: Brazil, Chile, Hawaii, and the United States.
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