French, 18th – 19th century, male.
Born c. 1773, in Caen; died after 1824.
Engraver (burin), illustrator, reproductions engraver. Genre scenes, costume studies.
George Gatine belongs to the category of minor artists whose efforts focused on the role of the 'painter of manners' and the absurdities of their era. Gatine drew or engraved costumes and genre scenes. He was one of the iconographers of the dandies and the whims of fashion. He is interesting from a documentary viewpoint and his works are highly sought after....