Isidore Dagnan

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Ancien port of Nice, now in the municipal museum of Orange, Vaucluse

Isidore Dagnan, a French landscape painter, was born at Marseilles in 1794, and died in Paris in 1873. Among his pictures, which consist chiefly of views in Southern France, Italy, and Switzerland, are the following:

  • Fontainebleau. Palace. View of Lausanne, 1822; View in Dauphiné. 1827.
  • Versailles. Trianon. Lake of Geneva, 1822;View of Paris from the Quai de la Cité, 1831 (one of his best works); Banks of the Vigne near Vaucluse; Valley of the Lauterbrunnen, 1841; Petrarch's House; Old Beeches in the Forest of Fontainebleau.


This article incorporates text from the article "DAGNAN, Isidore" 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.