Eugène-André Champollion was a French etcher that’s considered to be an important contributor to the development of 19th-century print-making. Born in Hautes-Alpes, he soon moved to Paris where he studied under Léon Gaucherel (1816-1886) and Edmond Hédouin (1820-1889).
Born in Embrun, Hautes-Alpes.
Traveled to Paris to pursue a career as an architect but discovered his true passion for etching.
Studied under Léon Gaucherel (1816-1886) and Edmond Hédouin (1820-1889).
Published ‘Le vieux Paris, ses derniers vestiges, dessinés d'après nature’.
Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt after Jules Bastien-Lepage.
Died in Lettret, Hautes-Alpes.