Antoine Chazal

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Antoine Chazal (1793 in Paris - 1854 in Paris) was a French painter of flowers and of portraits, as well as an engraver. He studied under Misbach, Bidauld, and Van Spaendonck, and became Professor of Iconography at the Jardin des Plantes. Besides portraits, flowers, and fruit, he painted a few landscapes and altar-pieces for churches. He also engraved a portrait of Cardinal La Fare. Chazal died in Paris in 1854.


Philippe Nusbaumer, Antoine Chazal, 1793-1854, Vie et Œuvre, Le Pecq, 2013, préface de Pierre Rosenberg, isbn 9782951186026.

This article incorporates text from the article "CHAZAL, Antoine" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.