Félix Auvray

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Self-portrait, ca. 1819. Now in the Musée des beaux-arts of Valenciennes.

Joseph Félix Henri Auvray, was a French historical painter.

Auvray was born at Cambrai in 1800. He was a pupil of Momal in Valenciennes, and afterwards of Antoine-Jean Gros in Paris. In 1824 he exhibited 'St. Louis a Prisoner, and in 1827, Gautier de Châtillon defending St. Louis against the Saracens, now in the Museum of Cambrai; St. Paul at Athens,' &c.

He died at Cambrai in 1833.

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This article incorporates text from the article "AUVRAY, Joseph Félix Henri" 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.