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date: 09 December 2019

Gillot, Charleslocked

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1853, in Paris; died 1903.

Engraver, collector.

Charles Gillot was the son of Firmin Gillot, inventor of the gillotage etching technique (whereby a waxy ink is rolled onto sidewalls of lines and dots to prevent lateral etching). Charles Gillot had an impressive collection of medieval and Japanese art, which fetched a large sum (827,000 francs) at posthumous auction on ...

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