Charles Theophile Angrand
(1854 - 1926)
Charles Theophile Angrand was active/lived in France. Charles Angrand is known for pointillist, neo-impresionist painting, drawing.
Biography Charles Theophile Angrand
Charles Theophile Angrand (19 April 1854 – 1 April 1926) was a French artist who gained renown for his Neo-Impressionist paintings and drawings. He was an important member of the Parisian avant-garde art scene in the late 1880s and early 1890s. He was born in Criquetot-sur-Ouville, Normandy, France, to schoolmaster Charles P. Angrand (1829–96) and his wife Marie (1833–1905).
He received artistic training in Rouen at Académie de Peinture et de Dessin. His first visit to Paris was in 1875, to see a retrospective of the work of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot at École des Beaux-Arts. Corot was an influence on Angrand's early work.
After being denied entry into École des Beaux-Arts, he moved to Paris in 1882, where he began teachin
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