Camille Roqueplan

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Girl with Flowers , 1843

Camille Roqueplan [ ʀɔkˈplɑ̃ ] (born  February 18, 1802 in Mallemort , Département Bouches-du-Rhône , †  September 30, 1855 in Paris ) was a French painter and lithographer .

Live and act

Camille Roqueplan, a student of Antoine-Jean Gros , especially painted genre paintings from higher society as well as landscapes and marine life . He mainly worked with the effects of light and colors.

Roqueplan died in Paris at the age of 53. His grave is in the Cimetière de Montmartre North Cemetery in Paris .

Works in public museums

In the historical museum at Versailles there is a depiction of Roqueplan's battle of Elchingen . The Wallace Collection in London has the work The Lion in Love in its holdings.

Web links

Commons : Camille Roqueplan  - Collection of Images


Individual evidence

  1. JG Cotta'sche Buchhandlung: Morgenblatt für educated readers. JG Cotta'sche buchhandlung, 1837, p. 655 ( limited preview in the Google book search).