Louis Carrogis Carmontelle

Aug 15, 1717 - Dec 26, 1806

Louis Carrogis Carmontelle was a French dramatist, painter, architect, set designer, author, and designer of one of the earliest examples of the French landscape garden, Parc Monceau in Paris. He also invented the transparent, an early ancestor of the magic lantern and motion picture, for viewing moving bands of landscape paintings.
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