Christophe Marquet is a professor at Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales (Paris) and he is the director of the Maison franco-japonaise (Tōkyō). He is specialized in japanese art related to publishing activities (17th-19th c.). He is the co-editor of Du pinceau à la typographie. Regards japonais sur l’écriture et le livre (EFEO, 2006).