DAMAME-DEMARTRAIS MICHEL FRANSOIS (1763-1827)
View of the Peter and Paul fortress in St. Petersbourg in winter, 1796-1801.
Etching, color aquatint; Michel Francois Damame-Demartrais is a famous French artist. Studied under J.-L. David. Since 1796, he exhibited at the Louvre Salon. During 1792-1805 he was working in Russia; he performed drawings with views of St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities, scenes from Russian life.