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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 June 1861, in Lyons; died 27 April 1943, in Treignac.

Painter, illustrator, lithographer, watercolourist. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes. Murals, designs for tapestries.

Edmond Tapissier studied under Jean-Baptiste Chatigny in Lyons, and under Alexandre Cabanel and Fernand Cormon at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He spent time in St Petersburg and then visited Italy, Greece and the Middle East. Tapissier was appointed as a naval painter in ...


French, 19th century, male.

Born 30 June 1789, in Paris; died 17 January 1863, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer. Religious subjects, military subjects, military portraits, battles, horse racing scenes, horses.

Horace Vernet was born in the apartments his family occupied in the Louvre palace. In 1792, the Vernets were driven from their home by the revolutionary armies. Like his father Carle, Horace Vernet showed extraordinary talent already as a child earning a living by drawing and painting from a very early age. He contributed drawings to the ...


Tunisian, 20th century, male.

Active in France since 1974.

Born 1944.


Foued Zaouche went to Paris to study painting in 1976. Inspired by religion and the bizarre in a style that sometimes verges on science fiction, he presents disturbing visions on neutral backgrounds, towns with empty buildings and deserted landscapes with no vegetation, such as ...