Jean Gigoux

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A man with straight brown hair and a bushy grey moustache, wearing a dark suit, stares into the middle distance.
Jean Gigoux in 1880

Jean Gigoux (8 January 1806 – 11 December 1894) was a French painter and illustrator. He is best known as the last paramour of Eveline Hańska, the widow of French novelist Honoré de Balzac.[1]


  1. ^ Robb, Graham. Balzac: A Biography. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1994. ISBN 0-393-03679-0. p. 414.