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BARBANT, Charles (<i>died</i> 1922), Engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARBANT, Charles (died 1922), Engraver, illustrator

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Died 1922.

Engraver (wood), illustrator.

Charles Barbant was the son of the wood engraver Barbant and father of Auguste Barbant. He was his father's pupil and worked with him between 1863 and 1866. He also worked with Best, a wood engraver in Paris. Barbant met Gustave Doré and learned the technique of coloured wood engraving.

He was to become better known than his father.

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