Godefroy Durand

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Children's Christmas Dinner at Sea (1889)

Godefroy Durand (1832, Düsseldorf – 1896, Paris)[1] was a draughtsman of French heritage and a well known wood engraver whose prolific works appeared in The Graphic over many years. He worked for L'Univers Illustré, and in the 1870s for The Graphic. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Royal Society of British Artists in 1873.


  1. ^ Laurie Durand (16 March 2018) Biographical note accompanying Godefroy Durand's Contempt of Court at the National Portrait Gallery website
  • Rodney K. Engen, Dictionary of Victorian Wood Engravers (1985), p. 78.
  • William Whitla, Victorian Literature: An Anthology (2014), p. 147.

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