Jean-Hilaire BELLOC

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FrenchBorn Jean-Hilaire BELLOC

French painter

Born on November 27, 1786 in Nantes , France

Died on December 9, 1866 in Paris , France

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Jean-Hilaire Belloc (27 November 1786 in Nantes – 9 December 1866 in Paris) was a French painter.

...   Jean-Hilaire Belloc (27 November 1786 in Nantes – 9 December 1866 in Paris) was a French painter.


Life
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 Legion of Honour in 1864.
A bust of him was placed in the cimetière du Père Lachaise in November 2006.


Family
On 2 June 1821 he married Louise Swanton, an accomplished writer and translator of English literature into French. Their son, Louis, would later marry Bessie Rayner Parkes, a prominent English feminist who remained a close personal friend of Swanton's long after the premature death of her husband. Louis Belloc and Parkes had two children who became writers: Marie Adelaide Belloc Lowndes and Hilaire Belloc.


Works

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)


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Biography from Wikipedia (see original) under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

 

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