Henner, Jean-Jacques (1829-1905) by Scholes, Robert

Jean-Jacques Henner (1829 – 1905) He was born in Bernwiller, Alsace, and died in Paris. He received his first artistic training at Altkirch with Charles Goutzwiller (1810–1900) and later in Strasbourg in the studio of Gabriel-Christophe Guérin (1790–1846). In 1846 he enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris as a pupil of Michel-Martin Drolling and, from 1851, of François-Edouard Picot. He specialized in portraits, but also did some spectacular nudes, linking him in the minds of art critics with , who died in the same year. Bouguerau

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