François Pourcher (17?? - 1786) was a French draughtsman and engraver, the nephew of Burgundian civil engineer Émiland Marie Gauthey. Pourcher studied at the Academie de Dessin de Dijon, where is work won two first prices. Later he served as Sub-Engineer for the state of Burgundy and was the official inspector of the Charolais Canal. Most of Pourcher's published maps focus on the Burgundy region.