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Nicolas Toussaint Charlet

Charlet, Nicolas Toussaint (nēkôläˈ tōsăNˈ shärlāˈ) [key], 1792–1845, French lithographer and painter. He was famous for his lithographs depicting political and social subjects. Those concerning the Napoleonic Wars are among his best known. Charlet was an influential teacher as well as one of the most popular printmakers of his day.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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