Siddhesh Joshi

Henri Royer

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Name  Henri Royer

Henri Royer Henri Royer Wikipedia the free encyclopedia
Died  1938, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Henri Paul Royer (22 January 1869, Nancy – 31 October 1938, Neuilly-sur-Seine, more commonly known as Henri Royer, was a French painter, remembered especially for his genre works from Brittany.

Contents

Henri Royer ROYER Henri La clairire aux lgendes Flickr Photo

Biography

Henri Royer wwwablorcomimagesencheresresultatsvente02072

After attending the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, in 1890 he continued his studies at the Académie Julian under Jules Joseph Lefebvre and François Flameng. He exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon, specializing in genre paintings and portraits. As a portraitist, he encountered many famous figures from the aristocracy, politics, diplomacy, science and the arts. As a result, his critics described him as one of Ingres' disciples.

Henri Royer Henri Royer Wikipedia

In 1896, together with his wife, he arrived in Brittany, where he was to spend long periods for the rest of his life, especially in and around Audierne. Unlike other artists, he was above all interested in the people rather than the scenery. In order to become closer to them, he even learnt to speak Breton. His paintings reveal careful attention to their costumes. A devout Catholic, he also painted religious subjects including solitary figures at prayer.

Henri Royer Ecole de Nancy peintres

Royer taught at the Académie Julian and at the École des Beaux-Arts. Among his many students were Georgina and Lucilio de Albuquerque, Fréderic Fiebig, Jacques Majorelle, Thérèse Geraldy and Émile Louis Picault.

Signature

He signed his artwork Henri Royer.

References

Henri Royer Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Ronnie Butler
Ben Clark (footballer, born 1983)
Tony Fall
Topics