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LASTEYRIE DU SAILLANT, Charles Philibert de (1759 - 1849), Draughtsman, lithographer, printer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LASTEYRIE DU SAILLANT, Charles Philibert de (1759 - 1849), Draughtsman, lithographer, printer

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 November 1759, in Brive-la-Gaillarde (Corrèze); died 3 November 1849, in Paris.

Draughtsman, lithographer, printer.

The Count of Lasteyrie must be considered the father of lithography in France. He was charmed by this process of reproduction which offers draughtsmen so many resources. Various attempts had been made before him. A certain André took out a patent in 1802

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