(1823 - 1901)
Alfred L. Boisseau was active/lived in Louisiana, Ohio / Canada. Alfred Boisseau is known for portrait, genre, landscape painting, dagguerreotypes.
Biography Alfred Boisseau
Lived / Active
Louisiana, Ohio, New York, and Montreal, Canada
Louisiana Indians Walking along a Bayou has been called the "grandest of all paintings of the Southern Indians." Alfred Boisseau exhibited it and two others at the 1848 Paris Salon. He was born February 1823 in Paris, studied under Paul Delaroche (1797-1856), and was admitted to the School of Fine Arts in 1838. Judges selected his work for exhibition at the prestigious Salon when he was only 19. In the mid-1840s, he traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana, where his brother was secretary to the French consul. Alfred returned to France around 1848 about the time his father, a respected lithographer, died. After he exhibited in the 1848 Salon, he
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