(1856 - 1947)
Emma Herland was active/lived in France. Emma Herland is known for painting.
Biography Emma Herland
Emma Herland was born in Cherbourg in 1855 to a large bourgeois family.
The family moved to Brittany as a result of her father's job as a
pharmacist in the Navy. Herland's parents encouraged her desire to
pursue a career as an artist, having already shown great talent in her
early portraits of her sister, Louise. She began her formal training
under Alexandre Fischer, and later under Benjamin-Constant and Jules
Lefebvre, developing a classically academic style of painting. In
1885, Herland moved to Concarneau, a place which was to be a great
source of inspiration for her work. The slow-paced seaside town was the
ideal setting for Herland to capture the happy simplicity of Breton
family life, with the majority of her works
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