(1833 - 1909)
Paul E. Poincy was active/lived in Louisiana. Paul Poincy is known for genre, portrait, and religious painting.
Biography Paul Poincy
A portrait, genre, landscape and religous painter and art teacher, Paul
Poincy was considered "to be one of the best portrait painters" in New
Orleans. Although most of his subjects were prominent persons, it
was written that "he preferred creating children's portraits and works
with religious themes."(Mahe)
Paul Poincy, of French descent, was based in that city from 1859 to
locations included Canal Street, Carondelet and North Rampart
Street. Before re-setting in New Orleans, his birth place, he was
in Paris from 1852 to 1858, where he studied at the Ecole des Beaux
Arts and Academy Julian and with teachers Marc-Gabriel-Charles Gleyre,
Léon Cogniet, and M. Rodolph Julian. His French
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