Soldiers

Nicolas Toussaint Charlet (20 December 1792 – 30 October 1845) was a French painter and printmaker, more especially of military subjects. Charlet was born in Paris. He was the son of a dragoon in the Republican army, whose death in the ranks left the widow and orphan in very poor circumstances. Madame Charlet, however, a Read more….

Soldiers

Nicolas Toussaint Charlet (20 December 1792 – 30 October 1845) was a French painter and printmaker, more especially of military subjects. Charlet was born in Paris. He was the son of a dragoon in the Republican army, whose death in the ranks left the widow and orphan in very poor circumstances. Madame Charlet, however, a Read more….

Recto: little girl, verso: flower study

Hector Giacomelli (April 1, 1822 in Paris – December 1, 1904 in Menton), was a French watercolorist, engraver and illustrator, best known for his paintings of birds. His Italian father, a professor of singing, was first an engraver before becoming an industrial designer for a jeweler. [1] When he was 30 years old, a serious Read more….