Jean-Hilaire Belloc (27 November 1786, Nantes - 9 December 1866, Paris) was a French painter.
Belloc was a student in the studio of Antoine Gros then of Jean-Baptiste Regnault. He won a medal at the 1810 Paris Salon for his Death of Gaul, friend of Ossian.
He was professor of drawing at the l'École-de-Médecine. He was made a Chevalier of the légion d'honneur in 1864. A bust of him was placed in the cimetière du Père Lachaise in November 2006.
On 2 June 1821 he married the writer Louise Swanton, who was also a translator of English poetry into French. Their grandchildren include the writers Marie Belloc Lowndes and Joseph Hilaire Belloc.
Arthur Dillon, by Jean-Hilaire Belloc
- Death of Gaul, friend of Ossian, 1810
- The Flight into Egypt, 1812
- The Resting of the Holy Family, 1831
- Madame Belloc, His Daughter and the Painter, 1831 (Louvre)
- Portrait of Arthur Dillon, 1834 (museum of Versailles), right
- Death of Saint Louis, 1838
- Portrait of a lady in a chapeau-cloche, (Musée Magnin Dijon)
Notes & Sources
- ^ Dictionnaire Nouveau Larousse illustré, tome deuxième claude augé
- ^ site Association des Amis et Passionnés du Père-Lachaise
- ^ Ministère de la culture - base Joconde