Charles Fortin

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

Biography[edit]

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]

Works[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  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.