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Last NameGiacomelli    
Given NameHector    
alt. NamesH. G. ;     
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1822 in Paris    
Year died1904    
Place of deathMenton-Caravan, Alpes-Maritimes    
Father's occupationsinging instructor and composer N. N. (1xxx-18xx)    
Relatives    
Educationengraving and enchasing apprentice & draughtsman to goldsmith Eugène Marrel (1xxx-18xx), Paris     
Country of ActivityFrance    
Worked fornatural historian Jules Michelet (1798-1874): Oiseau (1867) & L'Insecte (1875) ; Mary Howitt: Sketches Nat Hist (1873) ; Sarah Trimmer: Hist Robins (1875) ; William Henry Davenport-Adams: Bird World (1877) ; Joseph B. Holder: Animate Creation (1885) ; André Theuriet: Nids (1879) & Oiseaux (1886) & Sous Bois (1883) ;    
Patronageillust. for La Nature & the series: Gefiederte Welt daheim und in der Ferne 1886-9 & Aus dem Familien-Leben der Vögel 1890+    
CollaboratorsGustave Doré (1832-1883) ; engraver J. Huyot ; publisher Mame ;    
Techniquesentomological, botanical and ornithological watercolor, gouache, drawing, ink, wood engraving, copperplate engraving, and enchasing ; hand-coloring,    
Sample(s)    
Archival sources    
Published sourcesAKL 53 2007: 133 ; ThB 13 1920: 575 ; Dance 1989: 170-1 ; A. Blum: Picturing Nature 1993 ; Nissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ;    
otherWorked also as a gem cutter and jeweller.    
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