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GILLOT, Firmin (1820 - 1872), Lithographer, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GILLOT, Firmin (1820 - 1872), Lithographer, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1820, in Brou (Eure-et-Loir); died 1872, in Paris.

Lithographer, engraver.

Firmin Gillot was the inventor of zincography (known initially as gillotage), namely, the use of zinc plates for the lithographic process.

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