Life and career
Jamin was born in Paris in 1853. He was the son of Jules Jamin, renowned physicist and permanent secretary of the French Academy of Sciences. He married Augustine Marie Caroline Bastien in 1882, with whom he had four children.
His paintings were shown frequently at the Salon throughout the last quarter of the nineteenth century. One of his best-known paintings is Le Brenn et sa part de butin (1893), which depicts the barbarian chieftain Brennus viewing his captives after the looting of Rome.
Jamin died in Paris on 10 July 1903.
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