Henri Fantin-Latour Catalogue
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Henri Fantin-Latour
Chronology
1836
Born in Grenoble, France.
 
1841
Family moves to Paris.
Makes copies from Girodet.
 
1850
Enters classes of Lecoq de Boisbaudron at the Ecole de Dessin.
 
1853
Begins copying in Louvre. Enters the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. First portraits.
 
1855-1858
Meets Edgar Degas and Manet. Begins his friendship with Whistler. First still-life.
 
1859
Visits England. Meets Edwin Edwards.
 
1861
His work becomes known and appreciated in England. Attends Courbet “school of realism”. Visits England.
 
1862
First “musical” composition (Wagner) and etchings.
 
1863
Exhibits in the Paris Salon and in the Salon des Refusés.
 
1864
Visits England. Begins painting flowers.
 
1865-1867
Exhibits in the Salon with success. Meets Victoria Dubourg. Takes a studio.
 
1871-1875
Meets Adolphe Jullien. Visits the Netherlands and Belgium with Miss Dubourg.
 
1876-1878
Marries Victoria Dubourg. Stays in Buré.
 
1879-1884
Obtains several rewards. Stays in England. Beginning of his friendship with Scholderer.
 
1887
Ricada introduces Fantin to Gustave Tempelaere, who becomes his dealer.
 
1888
Exhibits only imaginary scenes.
 
1889
Bénédite organizes an exhibition of Fantin’s lithographs.
 
1893
Hambourg Museum wants to acquire Fantin’s lithographs.
 
1899
Last participation to the Salon.
 
1900
Last exhibition in the Royal Academy.
 
1904
Dies in Buré.
 
1926
Death of Mrs. Fantin.
 
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