Champollion, Eugène André (1848-1901)

Champollion, Eugène André (1848-1901)

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’.


Died in Lettret, Hautes-Alpes.

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