Augustin Dupré

(1748 - 1833)
Augustin Dupré was an engraver of French currency and medals, the 14th Graveur général des monnaies (Engraver General of Currency).

He began his career as an engraver at the royal factory for weapons. Towards 1770, he became established at Paris, became the student of the sculptor David, and engraved his first medals.

The French Revolution gave h...
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