PAINTINGS XIXth CENTURY : FOURNIER Charles (1803-1854)

FOURNIER Charles (1803-1854)

"Going on a small boat in the Castle park"
Oil on canvas signed low right
Old antic frame gild with gold leaves
Dim canvas :65 X 49 cm
Dim frame : 83 X 69 cm

BIOGRAPHY

FOURNIER Charles
French painter of the 19th century

Born on January 30th, 1803 in Salmaise (Côte d'or)
Died on January 16th, 1854 in Birkenhead (England)

Genre paintings, portraits, lively landscapes

He was the pupil of Prud' hon. On March 4th, 1825, he entered to the School of Beaux arts. He exposed from 1833 to 1850 to the Fair of Paris.
One quotes in particular: “scene drawn from the Cinq Mars old novel”, “triumph of the religion on the love”, Paul and Virginia”, “Don Juan and Haydée”, “the pleasure of souls”, “Portrait of the doctor rattier”, “A poor woman and her little daughter”.

MUSEUMS:
Dijon: “The death of Abel” “portrait of Prud' hon"
Semur in Auxois: “Roman Woman”

Bibliography: Dictionary of the painters and sculptors E.Benezit Vol V/615