Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Louise Abbéma

 (1858 - 1927)
Louise Abbéma was active/lived in France.  Louise Abbema is known for portrait, figure painting, sculpture, relief.

Louise Abbéma

Louise Abbéma was born in Etampes and began painting very early on, taking lessons from Charles Joshua Chaplin, Jean Jacques Henner and Emile-Auguste Carolus-Duran. 

She first received recognition with a portrait of the famous actress Sarah Bernhardt shown at the Paris Salon of 1876.  Abbema was an accomplished painter, sculptor, print-maker, designer and writer.  She was a lifelong friend and possibly lover of Sarah Bernhard.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Louise Abbéma

Born:  1858 - Etampes
Died:   1927
Known for:  portrait, figure painting, sculpture, relief