Giroux, André

Born: Apr 30, 1801 AD
Died: 1879 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Painters


1801 - Born on April 30th in Paris. Giroux's technique, creating a drawing upon glass that is then used as a negative to make a photographic print, is called cliché-verre.

 

1819 - Was active in exhibiting at the Salon showing landscape views of France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.

 

1821 - He was a student of Jacques-Louis David at Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

 

1822 - He was awarded a second class medal.

 

1825 - Won an award at Prix de Rome en Paysage Historique together with his "Chasse de Méiéagre".

 

1831 - He won a first class medal.

 

1870 - Awarded at Légion d'honneur for his "Chevalier".

 

1879 - Died on November 18th at the age of 79.

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