Oil on canvas (41 x 41 cm), signed and dated lower left.
Dimensions with frame (55 x 55 cm).
He is a painter of portrait, genre and landscape.
He started at the Salons des Artistes Français in 1861, with a portrait of his mother that attracted a lot of attention.
he receives many distinctions and awards as well as official orders, such as the decoration of the 15th arrondissement of Paris. He will stay in Brittany in Concarneau which inspired him many paintings, scenes of genre, work in the fields.
He is also the author of portraits of characters known to the Parisian society as well as orientalist subjects.
Bibliography: Schurr "The little masters of painting".
Value of tomorrow "Editions of the amateur" Tome Paris, 1981.
Museums: Paris (The Louvre), Clermont, Dijon, Bernay, Bremen, Quimper, Carcassonne, Annecy, Beaune, Rouen, Liverpool (Walker Art Gallery).