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Daniel Marot

Daniel Marot (1661-1752) was a French-Protestant, an architect, furniture designer and engraver. In this he was following the professionof his father, Jean Marot He left France following the anti-Protestant Edict of Fontainebleau (1685, prior to the revocation of the Edict of nantes. Marot moved to the Netherlands where he Stadthilder who later became William of Orange; in particular, he is associated with Het Loo. In 1694, he traveled with William to London where he was appointed on eof his architects and Master of Works. He returned to Holland, in 1698, where he lived until his death. A folio volume of his furniture designs was published in Amsterdam. Not surprisingly the designs show strong French, Dutch and English influences.