Champfleury, 1821-1889

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1821-09-10
Death 1889-12-06
French
French

Biographical notes:

Champfleury (pseudonym for Jules François Félix Husson-Fleury) was a self-educated critic and art historian, as well as a prolific author of fiction. He was the first to acknowledge the esthetic term of "realism", and also a pioneer in the history of caricature and popular prints. In 1872 he was nominated curator of the Sèvres museum for life.

From the description of Champfleury papers, 1857-1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83372113

Jules François Felix Fleury-Husson (1820-1889) was a French art critic and author who wrote under the pen name Champfleury.

From the guide to the Champfleury Collection, 1890, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries)

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Subjects:

  • Literature--French
  • French literature--19th century
  • Caricature--history
  • Authors, French
  • Printed ephemera--History
  • Illustration of books--18th century

Occupations:

  • Authors
  • Authors, French
  • Art critics

Places:

  • Paris (France) (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)