Louis Theodore Devilly
(1818 - 1886)
Louis Theodore Devilly was active/lived in France. Louis Devilly is known for stained-glass window design, historical genre painting.
Biography Louis Theodore Devilly
Louis Devilly was born in Metz, France (Germany) in 1818. He
initially studied under Paul Delaroche at the École des Beaux-Arts in
Paris, but later returned to his native town and studied under Charles
Devilly worked on the production of stained glass windows with
Marechal. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1840, winning a
second metal in 1852.
Appointed principal of the École des Beaux-Arts in Metz in 1864, he
also took up the management of the École des Beaux Arts in Nancy in
1871, having opted to stay in France at the time of the annexation of
Metz by Germany.