Jean Joseph Vaudechamp

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Jean Joseph Vaudechamp
Born December 20, 1790
Rambervillers, France
Died 1866
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Notable work Antoine Jacques Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville (portrait)
Portrait of Two Children

Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (1790–1866) was a French painter born in Rambervillers, Vosges.[1] He was a pupil of Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson.

New Orleans[edit]

Portrait of two Children, 1841, Dallas Museum of Art
Vaudechamp's portrait of Antoine Jacques Philippe de Marigny de Mandeville (1833)

The market in Paris was competitive, so in the winter of 1831–32, he went to try his fortunes in New Orleans, Louisiana.[2] The Louisiana Creole people identified with French culture and selected Vaudechamp to paint portraits for them. Over the next ten years he spent winters in New Orleans, and was a leading portrait painter in the region. He died at Neuilly-sur-Seine in 1866.

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Keyse Rudolph (2003). Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (1790-1864) in France and Louisiana. Bryn Mawr College. 
  2. ^ "Vaudechamp in New Orleans". Historic New Orleans Collection. Archived from the original on 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2014-11-13. 

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