Paul François Quinsac

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Paul Quinsac
Nymphs in the Forest

Paul François Quinsac was born in Bordeaux on 2 March 1858.[1][2]

Quinsac was a painter of the French School known as Academic art, a specialist in mythological and allegorical subjects, figures and landscapes. He studied with Jean-Léon Gérôme and later he became professor at the School of Fine Arts of Bordeaux (École des beaux-arts de Bordeaux (fr)).

From 1880 he exhibited regularly to the Hall of the French Artists of which he became a member in 1887. He received an honourable mention during the exhibition of 1884, a medal of third class to the World Fair of 1889, as well as a travel grant. He was named Chevalier de la légion d’Honneur in 1903. He died in Bordeaux in May 1929, aged 71.[3]


  1. ^ "Paul François Quinsac" Archived 2015-09-24 at the Wayback Machine., H cotation (in French)
  2. ^ "Quinsac, Paul François" Archived 2014-02-28 at the Wayback Machine., Fine Arts Ltd
  3. ^ Announcement of the death of Paul Quinsac, in Le Figaro, 16 May 1929

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