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Regis Gignoux

 (1816 - 1882)
Regis Francois Gignoux was active/lived in New York / France.  Regis Gignoux is known for seasonal landscape painting, especially winter scenes, teaching.

Regis Gignoux

A snow scene specialist and known for his sentimental and detailed views of Niagara Falls and New England and Virginia, Regis Francois Gignoux was born in Lyon, France, and studied at the E├žole des Beaux-Arts under Paul Delaroche.  He chose snowscenes as his specialty to distinguish his work from his other contemporary Hudson River Valley School painters.  George Inness was one of his students.

He first came to America in 1840 because of his interest in a woman, whom he later married.  However, he was so taken with the scenery he decided to stay, and he received numerous commissions for his work which was in the precise academic style of that period.  He settled in Brooklyn where he served as the first   ...  Displaying 750 of 7329 characters.

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About  Regis Gignoux

Born:  1816 - Lyon, France
Died:   1882 - Paris, France
Known for:  seasonal landscape painting, especially winter scenes, teaching