Alexandre Marie Guillemin
(1817 - 1880)
Alexandre Marie Guillemin was active/lived in France. Alexandre Guillemin is known for figure, genre, still life and seascape painting.
Biography Alexandre Marie Guillemin
Alexandre Marie Guillemin was born in 1817 in Paris. He was a student of the prominent French painter Antoine Jean Gros. Guillemin was especially known as genre artist specializing in the themes from the lives of peasants and petit bourgeois from Brittany to Pyrenees, frequently captured in humorous settings.
From 1840 to 1879 he regularly exhibited at the Parisian Salon. In 1845 he received an exhibition medal, in 1869 he was awarded the Order of the Legion d'Honneur. Works of Alexandre Marie Guillemin can be viewed in museums worldwide such as the National Academy of Design, New York, the Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal or the Hermitage, and Saint Petersburg.
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