All artist who painted in France.

Edouard Marie Adam

Artist: Adam, Edouard-Marie

Edouard-Marie Adam (1847-1929), a French painter who lived a big part of his life in Le Havre (he moved there with his English wife in 1873), specialized in painting ships.

Alexander Beggrov

Artist: Beggrov, Alexander

Alexander Beggrov, a Russian artist/painter, who travelled all over the world for the Russian Navy. He only painted one painting in Normandy.

George Binet

Artist: Binet, George

Georges Binet was born 1865 in Le Havre (and died 1949 in Toulon). He is a French painter known mostly for his Normandy paintings of daily life, including beaches and river scenes.

Jacques-Emile Blanche

Artist: Blanche, Jacques-Emile

Jacques-Emile Blanche was a French artist, largely self-taught, who became a successful portrait painter, working in London and Paris.

Blanche was born in Paris. His father, whose name he shared, was a successful psychiatrist who ran a fashionable clinic, and he was brought up in the rich Parisian neighborhood of Passy in a house that had belonged to the Princesse de Lamballe.

Most of his paintings were made in London, Paris and Dieppe (Normandy).

Frank Myers Boggs

Artist: Boggs, Frank Myers

Frank Boggs was an American (and later French) painter (born in the USA, died in France). He studied art in Paris, and travelled between France (Normandy), The Netherlands, Italy and Belgium. He naturelized to French citizenship. He is buried next to his artist son in Paris.

Richard Parkes Bonington

Artist: Bonington, Richard Parkes

Richard Parkes Bonington, a British artist who spent most of his life in France, died early (age 25), but managed to paint many paintings. His Romanticism Landscape style made him a popular painter in his generation.

Louis Boudan

Artist: Boudan, Louis

Louis Boudan (16??–17??) was an artist who worked for François Roger de Gaignières, a French genealogist, antiquary and collector who was active in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Almost all of his drawings are of the castles and churches to be found in France towards the end of the 17th and beginning 18th century. Many of the historical monuments he painted can still be seen today.

Eugene Louis Boudin

Artist: Boudin, Eugene-Louis

Eugene Boudin is a real Normandy based artist, born and died in Normandy. He was an Impressionist painter and a close friend of Claude Monet. He was the son of a harbour pilot who later went on and set up a picture framing and stationery shop. His son took to the business and later set up his own shop, putting him in contact with many artists. At the age of 22 he started painting.

Constant Bourgeois

Artist: Bourgeois, Constant

Florent Fidèle Constant Bourgeois (1767 – 1841) was a French landscape painter, engraver, and lithographer. He studied under Jacques-Louis David, but spent much of his time in Italy.

Thomas Shotter Boys

Artist: Boys, Thomas Shotter

Thomas Boys was born at London. He was articled to the engraver George Cooke. When his apprenticeship came to an end he went to Paris where he met and came under the influence of Richard Parkes Bonington, who persuaded him to abandon engraving for painting.

Georges Braque

Artist: Braque, Georges

George Braque (1882 1963) was a major 20th-century French painter. His most notable contributions were in his alliance with Fauvism from 1905, and the role he played in the development of Cubism. Braque’s work is closely associated with that of his colleague Pablo Picasso.

Lady Mary Louisa Bruce

Artist: Bruce, Mary Louisa, Countess of Elgin and Kincardine

Mary Louisa Bruce, Countess of Elgin and Kincardine was the daughter of John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham and his second wife Louisa Elizabeth Lambton, daughter of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey. She travelled to Canada twice: the first time when her father went to Canada to investigate the Lower Canada Rebellion in 29 May – 1 November 1838. She later returned to Canada with her husband, James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, from 1847 to 1853.

An accomplished artist, she studied under John Richard Coke-Smyth, alongside her sister, Lady Emily Augusta, and travel companion, Katherine Ellice. She wrote and illustrated journals and diaries of her international travels.

Gaston Bruelle

Artist: Bruelle, Gaston

Gaston Bruelle (1849 – 1884) was a French painter of mostly marine paintings. Bruelle was a student of Jules Noel and exhibited in the “salon de la Societe des Artistes Francais” from 1869 to 1881. He also contributed to the weekly paper “Le Yacht” in 1993 with 8 paintings illustrating the regatas in Argenteuil, Rouen, Le Havre and Trouville.

Henry E. Burel

Artist: Burel, Henry E.

Henry E. Burel is the artist’s signature of Henri Armand Emile Burel, French painter, poet and illustrator born and died in Fecamp (1883 – 1967). He was at the same time active in Fecamp in the field of drying , packaging and trading of cod.

John Burgess Jr.

Artist: Burgess Jr, John

John Burgess Junior was a British artist. He was part of the Burgess dynasty of artists; son of John Cart Burgess (an English watercolour painter of flowers and landscapes, and an author of two books on art technique) and Charlotte Smith (a talented sculptress and silver medal winner at the Royal Academy).

Theodore Earl Butler

Artist: Butler, Theodore Earl

Theodore Earl Butler, (1861–1936) was an American impressionist painter. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, and moved to Paris to study art. He befriended Claude Monet in Giverny, and married his stepdaughter, Suzanne Hoschedé. After her death he married her sister, Marthe Hoschede. Butler was a founding member of the Society of Independent Artists.

Gustave Caillebotte

Artist: Caillebotte, Gustave

Gustave Caillebotte (1848 – 1894) was a French painter who was a member and patron of the Impressionists, although he painted in a more realistic manner than many others in the group. Caillebotte was known for his early interest in photography as an art form.

Caillebotte earned a law degree in 1868 and a license to practice law in 1870, and he also was an engineer. Shortly after his education, he was drafted to fight in the Franco-Prussian war, and served from July 1870 to March 1871 in the Garde Nationale Mobile de la Seine.

William Callow

Artist: Callow, William

William Callow was an English landscape painter, engraver and water colourist. He travelled extensively in France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Italy, had a large number of pupils, and enjoyed favour with the royal family.

David Young Cameron

Artist: Cameron, David Young

Sir David Young Cameron was a Scottish painter and etcher. Cameron was the son of the Rev. Robert Cameron and was born in Glasgow, Scotland.

As well as becoming well known as an etcher the artist also produced a great many oil paintings and watercolour sketches of landscapes and architectural subjects. Cameron’s earliest known oil painting dates to 1883.

Conrad Wise Chapman

Artist: Chapman, Conrad Wise

Conrad Wise Chapman (1842 – 1910) was an American painter who served in the Confederate States Army from 1861 to 1865. Conrad Wise Chapman was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Europe where his father, John Gadsby Chapman, was working as an artist.

After the end of the American Civil War, unable to reconcile to the Confederacy’s loss, Chapman traveled to Mexico where he painted a series of views of the Valley of Mexico. He also spent time in France and England.

Pierre Chapuis

Artist: Chapuis, Pierre Marie Alfred

Pierre Chapuis was a French painter who was also known for his theatre decors and his water paintings of Deauville and Trouville. Not much else is known about this artist.

Milly Childers

Artist: Childers, Milly

Emily Maria Eardley Childers, known as Milly Childers, was an English painter of the later Victorian era and the early twentieth century. She was the daughter of Hugh Childers, a prominent Member of Parliament and Cabinet minister of his generation. Little is known about Milly Childers’s early life; she began exhibiting her art around 1890. After her father’s 1892 retirement from public service, father and daughter traveled together through England and France; Milly Childers painted landscapes and church interiors. Her father’s social and political connections brought his daughter some commissioned work, including as a restorer and copyist for Lord Halifax at Temple Newsam. Childers exhibited her work at the Palace of Fine Arts at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.

Eugene Ciceri

Artist: Ciceri, Eugene

Etienne Eugene Ciceri (1813 – 1890) was a French painter, illustrator, engraver and theatrical designer.

He came from an artistic family. His father was the scenographer, Pierre-Luc-Charles Ciceri. He was also the grandson of the painter Jean-Baptiste Isabey, and his mother’s brother was the painter Eugene Isabey.

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