Charles Germain de Saint Aubin
Charles Germain de Saint Aubin (January 17, 1721 – March 6, 1786) was a French draftsman and embroidery designer to King Louis XV. Published a classic reference on embroidery, L'Art du Brodeur ("Art of the Embroiderer") in 1770. In addition to his embroidery designs, he was also known for his drawings and engravings.
His parents were Germain de Saint-Aubin and Anne Boissay, themselves both professional embroiderers. His younger brothers, Gabriel-Jacques de Saint-Aubin and Augustin de Saint-Aubin were also well-respected artists.
- E. et J. de Goncourt, L'Art du XVIIIe siècle, Les Saint-Aubin
- http://www.nga.gov/cgi-bin/psearch?Request=S&imageset=1&Person=231450 (National Gallery of Art)
- Men in the fiber arts.
- Textile Production in Europe: Embroidery, 1600–1800 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
- E. and J. de Goncourt, The Art of the eighteenth century, the Saint-Aubin
- Catalog of rare and valuable component library M. Hippolyte Destailleur; Paris books: D. Morgand, 1891. 8 °, 448 p.
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