Charles Frédéric Chassériau

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Baron Frédéric Chassériau

Baron Charles Frédéric Chassériau (1802 Port-au-Prince, Saint-Domingue - 1896 Vars-sur-Roseix, France) was a French architect, who served as chief architect of the cities of Marseille, Constantine and Algiers. He was the son of the Napoleonic general Victor Frédéric Chassériau and the father of three children, including the art collector Arthur Chassériau. His other relatives included the painter Théodore Chassériau, whose 1846 portrait of her wife Joséphine is now in the Art Institute of Chicago.