Lemud, François Joseph Aimé de
French, 19th century, male.
Born 1817, in Thionville (Moselle); died 1887, in Nancy.
Painter, engraver, lithographer, sculptor. Statues.
The son of a tax collector, François de Lemud initially considered an education at the École Polytechnique (founded in 1794 and the summit of the Grandes Écoles, the higher education establishments). He entered the École des Arts in Metz and at an extremely young age went to Paris, where he studied under P. Delaroche. His connections, his amicable nature and his amiable, effortless talent gave him a reputation. He ranked among the Romantics but its notions offended noone. In ...