Antoine Chintreuil (French, 1873)

Timeline

1814
Born in Pont-de-Vaux, Ain, 15 May
1838
Moves to Paris
1842
Joined the studio of Paul Delaroche
1843
Meets Corot who becomes his true teacher and encourages his inclination towards landscape painting.
1847
Enters the Salon in Paris where he receives many medals and awards for his works
1863
He is at the head of an artist movement called “Le Salon des Rufuses”
1873
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

Literature

Dictionnaire des Petits Maitres de la Peinture 1820-1920, by Gerald Schurr & Pierre Cabanne, pg. 266, Tome I, A a H