1829 – Born on July 18th in Nogent-sur-Seine. French painter and sculptor.
1863 – Was awarded for his Narcissus at the Bath statue.
1876 – Created his his most noteworthy portraiture, My Children.
1878 – Was the director of the École des Beaux-Arts.
1895 – Elected as an honorary foreign academician of the Royal Academy of London.
1905 – Died at the age of 65 in Paris.