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DESNOYERS, Auguste Gaspard Louis (1779 - 1857), Engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESNOYERS, Auguste Gaspard Louis (1779 - 1857), Engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 December 1779, in Paris; died 16 February 1857, in Paris.


Desnoyers became first engraver to the king in 1825, advisor to the royal museums in 1825, and a Chevalier of the Order of St-Michel in 1822. He became a member of the Institut in 1816, when the fourth chair in engraving was created at the Académie des Beaux-Arts. He was

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