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Victor FAVIER (Versailles, 1824 – Nice?, After 1889)
Portrait of Maximilien Despagne in the uniform of a major of the National Guard in front of the Palace of Versailles
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated
58 x 41 cm
Victor Favier was born on November 16, 1824 in Versailles, son of Jean-Louis Favier and Rosalie Moheau.
His teachers were Horace Vernet and Wachsmuth before he himself became a drawing teacher at the high school in Agen.
He sent his works to the Paris Salon from 1848 to 1879, mainly views and portraits as well as to Lyon.
He was retired in 1889 after 30 years of service. He then lives in Nice.
Maximilien Despagne (June 7, 1796 in Versailles - August 9, 1882 in Versailles) was a medical officer of the National Guard of Versailles, doctor of the hospitals of Versailles, honorary doctor of the Bureau de Bienfaisance and of several mutual aid societies of Versailles and author of various publications read at the Versailles Society of Medicine.
He married Marie Amarante Guibée on May 20, 1840 in the parish of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires in Paris
He was knight of the Legion of Honour
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