Jean-Augustin Franquelin

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Females dancing in the Hawaiian Islands, 1822, hand-coloured lithograph after Louis Choris

Jean-Augustin Franquelin (1798 – 1839), was instructed by Regnault, and became known through his works, representing scenes in public life, conversation-pieces, &c., which have often been copied. The painting of The Occupation of Brissac, by this artist, is at Versailles.


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