Yves-Marie Le Gouaz

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Ship Combat - Le Vengeur by Yves-Marie Le Gouaz, 1800

Yves-Marie Le Gouaz, (15 February 1742, Brest - 12 June 1816, Paris) was a French engraver.

Life[edit]

A student of Nicolas Ozanne (he married Ozanne's sister Marie-Jeanne Ozanne) and then of Jacques Aliamet, in 1770 he became engraver to the Académie des sciences, which put him in charge of works. A talented artist, who left 60 engravings of French ports after drawings by Ozanne, he also produced the Pêche de jour, the Pêche de nuit, the Choix du poisson, the Embarquement de la jeune Grecque after Vernet ; Fin d'orage, after Peters, etc.

References[edit]

  • (French) Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe by Pierre Larousse
  • (French) Une famille d'artistes brestois au XVIIIe siècle – Les Ozanne par le docteur Charles Auffret, Hyacinthe Caillière éditeur, Rennes, 1891.