Bracquemond, Félix

Bracquemond, Félix fālēksˈ bräkmôNˈ [key], 1833–1914, French engraver, painter, and decorator of ceramics. He is best known for his many etchings, both original and reproductions of famous paintings. Bracquemond was a chief founder of the influential Society of Painter-Engravers, established in France in 1889.

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