(b. 1843, Paris, d. 1871, Buzenval)


French painter, who traveled widely in Italy, Spain, and Morocco. In 1866, he won the Prix de Rome with a work of unusual force and distinction Thetis bringing the Arms forged by Vulcan to Achilles.

He painted portraits, subjects inspired by French history, and scenes from life. He was killed in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871).

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