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Alfred-Charles Foulongne or Foulogne, 1821-1897

Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 1821.03.26
Place of Birth: Rouen
Date of Death: 1897
Place of Death: Paris

Identity:

Alfred-Charles Foullongne (or Foulongne) was a landscape and genre painter in watercolour and oil.

Life:

Foullongne was a pupil of Paul Delaroche and Charles Gleyre. He entered the Ecole de Beaux-Arts on 16 April 1855. He exhibited at the Salon between 1848 and 1882, and was awarded a medal in 1869. His works include Bacchante endormie (Alençon), Daphnis et Chloé (Le Havre), Vue des aqueducs de Marly (Limoges) and Un soir de moisson (Rouen). In the late 1860s and early 1870s Foullongne appears to have been friendly with JW (#01795).

Bibliography:

Bénézit, E., Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs, 8 vols, Paris, 1956-61.