Claude Victor de Boissieu

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Claude Victor de Boissieu (28 November 1784 – 23 November 1868) was a French artist and local politician.

Boissieu was born in Ambérieu-en-Bugey, Ain. He first studied art under his uncle, the engraver Jean-Jacques de Boissieu (1736-1810). After working at court during the restoration of the monarchy after 1815, de Boissieu served as Mayor of Ambérieu-en-Bugey, Justice of the Peace, and Councillor for Ain.


  • Flora of Europe (Published between 1804 and 1823 by Bruyset, Lyon).
  • Second picturesque journey through parts of Bugey, Savoy and Switzerland in July-August 1811
  • Diverse other works including Portrait Of My Uncle Lieutenant Camille-Marie de Valous; The Door To The Park (1806).


  • Bénézit Dictionary of Artists, Ed. Gründ.
  • Dictionary of French Biography