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Last NameEngelmann    
Given NameGodefroy    
alt. NamesG. E. ; Gottfried Engelmann / Godefroi E. père ;    
Marriagedaughter of a calico manufacturer, N. N. (17xx-18xx) in 1809    
Children    
Year born1788 in Mulhouse, Alsace    
Year died1839    
Place of deathMulhouse, Alsace     
Father's occupationmerchant at large in Mulhouse / Mühlhausen    
Relatives    
Educationstudies at La Rochelle, Bordeaux & Paris; printing on stone from Ferdinand Pilotyhe Elder (1786-1844), Strixner & Johann Baptist Stuntz in Munich    
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked forFriedrich Gerber ; Joseph Vimont: Traite de phrenologie humaine et comparée (1832-35) ; M. Villeneuve: Lettres sur la Suisse ; Manuel du dessinateur lithographe ; Traité de lithographie ; Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777-1850) ; Jean Baptiste George Marcellin Bory de St. Vincent (1780-1846) ; Frédérick Cailliaud (1787-1869) ; Alexandre Brongniart (1770-1847); Anselme Gaetan Desmarest (1784-1838); Léon Emmanuel Simon Joseph de Laborde (1807-69); Johann Moritz Rugendas (1802-1858) ;    
PatronageEdouard Koechlin; Société d'Encouragement pour l'industrie nationale de France    
Collaborators->Charles Philibert de Lasteyrie du Saillant ; artist Meunier ; artist N. Boullemier ; artist Le Sueur ; lithographer C. Constans ;    
Techniquesanatomical, anthropological, ethnological, topographical, geographical, and technical, chromolithography, and lithography ; hand-colouring ; portraits    
Sample(s)commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vimont_Traite_de_Phrenology_024 ; www.wikigallery.org/wiki/painting_213878/Gottfried-or-Godefroy-Engelmann/Icelanders     
Archival sourcesfor his pl. in Lettres sur la Suisse see www2.unil.ch/viatimages/index.php?module=search&projet=viaticalpes#/ouvrage-98     
Published sourcesBenezit ; AKL ; Thornton & Reeves 1983 ; Michael Twyman: Images en couleur 2007 ; Tanya Szrajber: 'Documents on G.E.’s Chromolithographie, Print Quarterly 28(2011):414–17 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ; Langer 1978 # 6550 ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: England, Switzerland, and Germany. Worked after 1816 in Paris, and between 1826-30 in London. Pioneered anat. lithography in France w. printshop in Paris in Rue Casette 18, also known for portraits. http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godefroy_Engelmann    
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