Dorigny, Nicolas a celebrated engraver, was born at Paris in 1657, and studied in Italy twenty years. In 1711 he went to England to do some fine work. He returned to Paris in 1724, where he died in 1746. The following are some of his most capital prints: St. Peter Walking on the Sea; The Virgin and Infant, with St. Charles Borromeo, and St. Liborius; The Adoration of the Magi; The Birth of the Virgin; The Trinity; St. Francis Kneeling before the Virgin and Infant; St. Peter and St. John Healing the Lame Man at the Gate of the Temple. See Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.