Versailles, January 4th 1815 – December 13th 1877, Bougival
A student of Antoine Félix Boisselier (1790-1857), Horace Vernet (1789-1863) and Camille Corot (1796-1875), he spent most of his life in the Yvelines, first in Versaille, his native town, and then in Bougival from 1860. He attended the Ecouen School for some time. He painted with a refined taste, high and clear, brilliant lights in his landscapes. He participated in the Salon from 1833 to 1877 and received a 3rd class medal in 1843 and a 2nd class medal in 1853. He was awarded the Légion d’Honneur in 1867.