Couvay, Jean a reputable French engraver, was born at Arles about 1622. The following are his principal works: The Virgin and Infant; St. John in the Desert; The Magdalene; The Martyrdom of St. Bartholonew. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale; s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.