Born in Pont-de-Vaux, Ain, 15 May
Moves to Paris
Joined the studio of Paul Delaroche
Meets Corot who becomes his true teacher and encourages his inclination towards landscape painting.
Enters the Salon in Paris where he receives many medals and awards for his works
He is at the head of an artist movement called “Le Salon des Rufuses”
Died in Septeuil, Seine-et-Oise, 8 Aug
Museums: Paris Louvre; Musee D’Orsay; Amiens; Angers; Arras; Dijon; Douai; Lille; Reims; Troyes; Boston; Cleveland; London
Dictionnaire des Petits Maitres de la Peinture 1820-1920, by Gerald Schurr & Pierre Cabanne, pg. 266, Tome I, A a H
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