Georges Duplessis

Georges Duplessis (19 March 1834 – 26 March 1899) was a French art historian and curator.

Georges Duplessis
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Drawing by Léopold Flameng
Georges Duplessis

19 March 1834 (1834-03-19)
Died26 March 1899 (1899-03-27) (aged 65)
Occupationart historian

Outside France he is best known for his book The Wonders of Engraving, translated into English in 1871. He was curator of the Print Room of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.[1]


  • Duplessis, Georges (1871). The wonders of engraving. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston.


  1. ^ "Dictionary of Art historians". Archived from the original on 2016-08-22. Retrieved 2015-10-20.