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PERCIER, Charles (1764 - 1838), Engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PERCIER, Charles (1764 - 1838), Engraver, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1764, in Paris; died 1838, in Paris.

Engraver, draughtsman.

Although the discussion of Charles Percier's architectural work in collaboration with Fontaine falls outside this work, his many drawings of monuments, decorations and objects are worthy of mention. He was also the author of famous illustrations for La Fontaine and for Diderot's Horace. During the period he spent in

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