Curzon Paul Alfred de (1820 - 1895)
A French painter and watercolourist. Born in Poitiers, France. He studied at the art studios of M. Drolling and L. Kab in Paris. Since 1843 – exhibitor of numerous exhibitions. He spent several years in Italy and Greece. In 1849 he returned to France, taught painting at the private studio. In 1875 he became a Knight of the Legion of Honor. He lived and worked in Paris. He painted genre scenes, landscapes and mythological scenes. His works are kept in the National Museum of History and Art in Luxembourg, the Museum de Picardie in Amiens, the Museum of Fine Arts in Lille, etc.
Painters works:Auction №22 Lot №130
«Cupids hunting a squirrel»,
last quarter of the XIX century
canvas, oil; 60,5x77 (oval)
Price: 8 000 – 10 000 $