Adolphe Charles Marais (1856-1940)


Adolphe Charles Marais (1856-1940)
French realist pastoral & landscape painter ;
A. C. Marais ; A.C. Marais ; Adolph Marais ; Adolphe Marais ; Adolphe C. Marais ; 
[Born 1856 in Honfleur (Calvados), France – died 1940 in Gonneville-sur-Honfleur, France]


FAD record control number: 37985

Record level: Person

Record type: Artist


Adolphe Charles Marais (1856-1940) biography:

Birth: 1856 in Honfleur (Calvados), France ;
Death: 1940 in Gonneville-sur-Honfleur, France ;
Sex: Male ;
Ethnicity: White ;
Unknown ;

Known for: Pastoral painting ; cow paintings ; farm paintings ; genre painting ; landscape painting ;
Medium: Oil ;
Technique: Painting ;
Subjects: animals ; pastoral ; landscape ; farms ;

Areas: Honfleur (Calvados), France ; Gonneville-sur-Honfleur, France ;
Region: Europe ;
Lived: 20 quai de Bethune on ile Saint – Louis ; 19 rue Caumartin, Paris ;

Instructors: Narcisse Berchere (1819-1891) ; George Busson (1859-1933), animal painter ; Cesar de Cock (1823-1904) ;


Member: Honfleur Artists Society, Honfleur, France ; French Artists Society, Paris, France, associate ;
Exhibited with: Paris Salons, France (1876-1887) ; Honfleur Artists Society, Honfleur, France ;
Awards: 3rd place medal (1880) ;

Milestones: Charles François Daubigny (1817-1878) visited Honfleur and encouraged Marais to be a painter ;



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August 15, 2018

Last updated: April 8, 2020 at 15:13 pm

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