(1857 - 1918)
Louis Abel-Truchet was active/lived in France. Louis AbelTruchet is known for Impressionist city scene painting, gardens.
Louis Abel-Truchet was born in Versailles in 1857. Sometimes he is called simply Abel Truchet. Until 1890 Truchet was a shopkeeper. He then enrolled at the Académie Julian* to study under Jules Lefebvre and Jean Benjamin-Constant. From 1891 Louis Abel-Truchet began to exhibit his work at various Salons, including the Salon d'Automne*, the Salon des Humoristes, the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts (of which he was a member from 1910), and the Salon des Artistes Français.
Louis Abel-Truchet worked in an Impressionist* style, and his favourite subjects were scenes of Montmartre life - café-concerts, the Place Pigalle, the Cirque Médrano, the Folies-Bergère and the Moulin Rouge, the Bal des Quat'Z-Arts.
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