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Alphonse Jongers

 (1872 - 1945)
Alphonse Jongers was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, Quebec / France, Canada.  Alphonse Jongers is known for People and animal portrait and figure painting.

Alphonse Jongers

The Canadian portrait artist Alphonse Jongers assured his place in American art history when he painted a portrait of Miss Florence, the self-described "keeper" of the Lyme Art Colony*, behind her golden harp in 1903. Titled The Harpist, Jongers painted Miss Florence as a gracious, cultured, dreamy-eyed muse to the artists, a portrait of a lady that has become an icon of the Museum's collection.

In The Fox Chase, Jongers is shown with full beard, thick necked and muscular, fully invested in the chase. Out of his pocket pokes a piece of paper with the phrase Adieu la France (or "good-bye France"), reflecting his relatively new expatriate status.

Born in France, Alphonse studied art in Paris, Madrid, and En  ...  Displaying 750 of 2670 characters.

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About  Alphonse Jongers

Born:  1872 - Mezieres, France
Died:   1945 - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Known for:  People and animal portrait and figure painting