Compiler of inventories of French royal art collections; deputy representing Calvados in French parliament (Chambre des députés) from 1902-1936; general secretary of the Musée social from 1898-1902. Engerand received his education from the lycée de Caen and the Institution Sainte-Marie, also in Caen. He was licensed in letters and law, and began his political career as a lawyer for the court of appeals in Paris. Later as deputy in the French legislature, Engerand sat on various government committees for public works and industrial projects.
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Chief curator of the Musée des arts décoratifs and the Musée Nissim de Camondo in Paris from 1962-1968; art historian specializing in French still life painting; professor at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs, and later the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-arts.
Writer of one of the earliest known examples of art history by a woman author; seventeenth-century femme de lettre. Patin was born in Paris, but spent a majority of her life in Padua, Italy. She came from a family of intellectuals. Her father, Charles Patin, (1633-1693) was a physician and numismatist (whose work helped the art historian Joachim von Sandart. Her grandfather, Guy Patin (1601-1672), also practiced medicine as an eminent French physician. Most distinguished of all, her mother, Magdeleine Homanet, (1640-1682), wrote moral philosophy.
Art historian of eighteenth-century French engraving, painting, and book illustration; author of the first monograph Fragonard and co-author, Les Graveurs français du XVIIIe siècle. Before beginning his career as a scholar, Portalis studied painting with Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin (1809-1864), drawing and painting with Henri Regnault (1843-1871), and etching with Maxime Lalanne (1827-1886). From 1880 to 1902, Portalis regularly contributed articles to the art periodical the Gazette des Beaux-Arts.
Scholar and catalogues raisonnés compiler; dealer of eighteenth-century French art; director of the Galerie Cailleux from 1982-1996. Roland Michel was a student of André Chastel who received her master’s degree at the Sorbonne in 1959 with a thesis on the still life and genre painter Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744-1818). This artist served as the subject of Roland Michel’s first article that appeared in Burlington Magazine in 1960, and of the later monograph, Anne Vallayer-Coster (1970).