Charles Fortin

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Charles Fortin (Paris in 1815 – Paris in 1865) was a French genre and landscape painter.


Fortin, born in Paris in 1815, was the son of Augustin Félix Fortin. He studied under Beaume and Roqueplan, and first exhibited in 1835. He died in Paris in 1865.[1]


Amongst his works are:[1]

  • The Rag-seller.
  • The Return to the Cottage.
  • The Chimney Corner.
  • The Butcher's Shop.
  • The Village Barber.
  • Chouans. 1853. (Lille Museum.)
  • The Blessing. (Luxembourg Gallery.)
  • The Music Lesson.
  • The Smoker. 1855.
  • During Vespers, Morbihan. (Paris Exhibition, 1855.)
  • Rustic Interior. 1859.
  • The Country Tailor. 1861.
  • Between two Halts. 1864.


  1. ^ a b Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1886). "Fortin, Charles". In Graves, Robert Edmund (ed.). Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 512.