Charles Joseph Frederick Soulacroix

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Charles Joseph Frederick Soulacroix

5 artworks


Born 1825 - Died 1897

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A Lady in her Boudoir

Oil on canvas

60.3 x 40 cms | 23 1/2 x 15 1/2 ins

Private collection, ,


Jeune Femme

Oil On Panel

25 x 39 cms | 9 3/4 x 15 1/4 ins

Private collection, ,

La Lecture

Oil On Canvas

31 x 46 cms | 12 x 18 ins

Private collection, ,


The Proposal

Oil On Canvas

81.3 x 72.4 cms | 32 x 28 1/2 ins

Private collection, ,



Oil On Canvas

Private collection, ,

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Montpellier (F) 6 Jul. 1825-Firenze (I) 9 May 1899

He was 16 year when his sister Amelie married in Lyon (F) Frederic Ozanam(who became ³Beato² in 1997 by Pope John Paul II)

1845: in Paris - Ecole des Beaux Arts. Sculpture and Painting

1847: creates a bust of Royer-Collard, famous political man of the³Monarquie de Juillet². Bust bought in 1849 and later offered to theInstitut de France.

1847: classified I for sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux Arts.

1848: Obtains a medal for his first sculpure works.

1849: in June classified 6th for painting at the ³Grand Concours² of theEcole des Beaux Arts.

1850: in October his success at the ³Grand Concours² gives C.S. theopportunity to go to Rome

1852: marries in Rome (July the 18th) Giacinta Diofebo

1856: birth in Rome of Marie-des-Anges

1858: birth in Rome of FREDERIC, October the Ist

1853-1863 works in Rome, Parma, Pisa, Livorno, Firenze

1861: asked by Mgr Heffreingue, Bishop of Boulogne su Mer, to paint frescosfor the Dome and 6 Chapels of the Cathedral of Notre Dame

1862: January : Received by Pope Pius IX: shows his sketches for theCathedral of Boulogne sur Mer

1863-1865 Works in Boulogne sur Mer at the Cathedral

1870: back to Italy, in Firenze