Champfleury, 1821-1889

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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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referencedIn Caricatures of salons and artists, 1785-1910 Getty Research Institute
referencedIn French Literature mss., ca. 1750-1977 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Champfleury, 1821-1889. Autograph letter signed : n.p., to Cher Madame, n.p., [ca. 1870?]. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Champfleury, 1821-1889. Champfleury papers, 1857-1889. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Escholier, Raymond, 1882-1971. Letters sent to the Gazette des Beaux-Arts, 1922-1939. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867. Champfleury's Chien-Caillou : autograph manuscript : [Paris], [ca. 1847]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879. Letters received, 1848-1878, with commentary by Arsene Alexandre. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. Autograph letters signed (21), and autograph postcard signed, dated : [Castell'Arquato, July 1912], [n.p.], 3 February 1919, and [n.p., n.d.], to Tito [Ricordi], 1912 July, 1919 Feb. 2, and n.d. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bertall, 1820-1882. Caricatures of salons and artists. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910. Letters, 1856-1909. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Champfleury, 1821-1889. D'une nouvelle interpretation de la légende gothique du juif-errant : manuscript, [ca. 1869] Houghton Library
creatorOf Monnier, Henry, 1799-1877. Letters and engravings, ca. 1850-1877. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Autograph letter signed, dated : Lucerne, 14 April 1869, to [Champfleury], 1869 Apr. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Champfleury Collection, 1890 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Champfleury, 1821-1889. Notes et journals intimes, [ca. 1853]-1888. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883. Edouard Manet letters and etching, 1865, n.d. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
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associatedWith Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850. person
associatedWith Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867. person
associatedWith Charpentier, Georges. person
associatedWith Chintreuil, Antoine, 1816-1873. person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) person
associatedWith Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879. person
associatedWith Dentu, Edouard Henri Justin, 1830-1884. person
associatedWith Desbrosses, Jean Alfred, 1835-1906. person
associatedWith Duvivier, Albert, 1842-ca. 1889. person
associatedWith Eudel, Paul, 1837-1911 person
associatedWith Gautier, Armand-Désiré b. 1837. person
associatedWith Goncourt, Edmond de, 1822-1896. person
associatedWith Goncourt, Jules de, 1830-1870. person
associatedWith Henriet, Charles Frédéric, 1826-1928. person
associatedWith Houssaye, Arsène, 1815-1896. person
associatedWith Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. person
associatedWith Legros, Alphonse, 1837-1911. person
associatedWith Manet, Édouard, 1832-1883. person
associatedWith Monnier, Henry, 1799-1877. person
associatedWith Nadar, Félix, 1820-1910. person
associatedWith Nerval, Gérard de, 1808-1855. person
associatedWith Pierret, Marie, fl. 1860-1876. person
associatedWith Stendhal, 1783-1842. person
associatedWith Sue, Eugène, 1804-1857. person
associatedWith Troubat, Jules, 1836-1914 person
associatedWith Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. person
associatedWith Zola, Émile, 1840-1902. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Paris (France)
Authors, French
Printed ephemera
French literature
Illustration of books
Art critics
Authors, French


Birth 1821-09-10

Death 1889-12-06





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