Born 25 December 1795, in Tours, Or in 1796 according to some sources; died 6 February 1861, in Tours.
Potter. Bestiaries. Decorative schemes, church decoration, busts.
School of Tours.
Avisseau was the son of Charles Avisseau, a stone-cutter and later a potter and a 'firer of earthenware'. Charles-Jean Avisseau began his career working for his father as a stone-cutter. He then studied at the École Académique de Dessin (academy of drawing) in Tours, and later became an apprentice in an earthenware factory in St-Pierre-des-Corps. He had already become a respected colourist by ...