Castaing, Henry Joseph
French, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1 August 1860, in Pau; died 25 January 1918, in Pau.
Painter, draughtsman (including red chalk), pastellist, decorative artist. Portraits, genre scenes, religious subjects.
Henry Castaing studied from 1881 to 1883 under Victor Venat in Pau, then spent two years in Italy where he studied composition at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome under Brushi and Sciuti. He enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he worked under William Laparra, Léon Bonnat and Benjamin Constant. Following his return to the French capital in ...