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Last NameChoris    
Given NameLudwig York    
alt. NamesL. Y. C. ; Login Choris / Louis Choris / Login Andrewitch ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1795 in Jekaterinoslaw    
Year died1828    
Place of deathVeracruz, Mexico (near V.)    
Father's occupation    
Relatives    
Educationacademy of arts, Petersburgh ; studied in the ateliers of François Gérard and Jean-Baptiste Regnault, Paris    
Country of ActivityRussia    
Worked forFriedrich August Marschall von Bieberstein ; Adelbert von Chamisso ; Otto von Kotzebue (1787-1846) ; Voyage pittoresque autour du monde (Paris 1822) ;    
PatronageMusée des Jardins des Plantes, Paris ;    
Collaborators    
Techniquesbotanical, zoological, ethnographical, and architectural painting, drawing, and lithography    
Sample(s)http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Choris,_Saint_Paul.jpg ; http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Louis_Choris?uselang=de ;    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Choris ;    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966; Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: Mexico, France, North and South America. Participant of the Russian Rurik-Expedition.    
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