(1815 - 1891)
Jean-Achille Benouville was active/lived in France. JeanAchille Benouville is known for painting.
Biography Jean-Achille Benouville
Achille Bénouville attended from 1837 the École des Beaux-Arts and became a student of Léon Cogniet and François-Édouard Picot. His first paintings were landscapes around Paris and Fontainebleau, later he turned to the subject of historical landscapes. This was followed by several trips to Italy, as well as a four-year scholarship at the Villa Massimo. In Rome it also comes to a collaboration with Camille Corot. The Italian landscape became Bénouvilles main motive. He has also has been awarded the Prix de Rome and exhibited regularly in the Paris salons.
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