(1841 - 1895)
Charles Edouard Edmond Delort was active/lived in France. Charles Delort is known for figure and genre painting, figure sculpture.
Biography Charles Delort
Charles Delort was born in Nimes, France, on February 4, 1841 and spent the early part of his life in the area around Bordeaux. At the age of 12 he entered the naval Academy, but the strict training was not to his liking and he soon left.
He met M. Duhousset, the Professor of Design at the college of Lorient, in Brittany and studied with him for a short time. It soon became clear to Charles that Duhousset's mission was to prepare and persuade him to enter military school (l'Ecole de etat-major). He left his studies in Brittany and headed for Paris.
Delort arrived in Paris in 1859 and thanks to the recommendation of Gérôme (a family friend), he entered the studio of Gleyre where he made rapid progress. It was
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