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DESCOURTIS, Charles Melchior (1753 - 1820), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCOURTIS, Charles Melchior (1753 - 1820), Engraver

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1753, in Paris; died 1820, in Paris.


Charles Melchior Descourtis was a student of Janinet. His prints were highly prized by the collectors of his time. He made colour prints using several plates. His notable works are Don Quixote, after Schall; Lover Surprised, after Schall; Imps, after Schall; Village Fair, after Taunay; Village Wedding,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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