(1840 - 1889)
Alexandre Homo was active/lived in France. Alexandre Homo is known for painting.
Biography Alexandre Homo
Born in Paris in 1940, Alexandre Homo was a painter of landscapes and genre
scenes in oil and watercolor. He studied with Auguste Pequegnot
(1819-1878) and exhibited at the Salon of 1877. "Chief de la Tribu des Serpents Oregon tenant un fusil dans un paysag" watercolor is the
only evidence that Homo visited America. Its subject, as suggested by
its inscription, may be a chief of the Northern Paiute, among the tribes
belonging to the "Snake Indians" of eastern Oregon. The figure's
Western-style clothing, along with his shotgun and pistol suggest the
intermixing and hostile encounters of the "Snake Indians" with the gold
miners and freight wagons crossing the region to mines in the
northeastern Oregon Blue Mountains and in s
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