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Bonnemaison, Féréol (Chevalier)locked

French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Died 1827, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer.

He trained at the art school in Montpellier and gained a second-class medal in 1824. He was appointed director of the restoration of paintings at the Louvre in 1816. At the 1799 Salon he exhibited Young Woman Surprised by a Thunderstorm when out Walking in the Countryside. At the 1827 Salon he exhibited lithographs after Aubry-le Comte, Grèvedon, Weber, Enfantin and others, taken from paintings in the collection of Caroline, Duchesse de Berry.

Museum and Gallery Holdings

London (Apsley House, Wellington Mus.): four paintings after Raphael from the Prado collection in Madrid

Auction Records

Paris, 1827: Madonna of the Fish (after Raphael) FRF 581; Young Girl Surprised by a Thunderstorm, FRF 200