MAUREAU, Alphonse
(active in 1870s)


French Impressionist painter. Exact details of his life are unknown. He was a friend of Degas, Manet and Desboutin, and was a member of the artistic clientele in the Café de la Nouvelles-Athènes. In 1877 he was invited by Degas to show four works at the 3rd Impressionist exhibition. In 1878 Manet did a pastel portrait of him wearing a round hat.

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