Champfleury papers, 1857-1889.


Champfleury, 1821-1889. Champfleury papers, 1857-1889.

Champfleury papers, 1857-1889.

The collection comprises 126 items: 33 letters sent by Champfleury to his wife and collaborators; 24 letters received from Jean Desbrosses, F. Henriet, Alphonse Legros, and others; 5 manuscripts (46 pp.); ca. 100 annotated prints used by Champfleury as illustrations in his works; and miscellaneous papers, which include a book contract, portraits and caricatures, a drawing by Champfleury, a musical score, and press clippings. Series II: 24 letters (1869-1875). 11 letters from the painter Jean Desbrosses (1869-1874) and 5 from F. Henriet (1872-74) are all related to their friendship and common effort to publish works about the life and the artistic creations of the painter Antoine Chintreuil. 2 letters of Alphonse Legros, sent from England in 1875, inform Champfleury about the possibilities of publishing articles in the journal Academy. 5 letters and cables from various persons are related to Champfleury's marriage in 1867; one letter from his wife, Marie, was written while he was away on a trip (n.d.).

126 items.

Related Entities

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Gautier, Armand-Désiré b. 1837. (person)

Duvivier, Albert, 1842-approximately 1889 (person)

Pierret, Marie, fl. 1860-1876. (person)

Legros, Alphonse, 1837-1911 (person)

French artist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London], to C.A. Howell, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871308 ...

Chintreuil, Antoine, 1814-1873 (person)

Desbrosses, Jean-Alfred, 1835-1906 (person)

Henriet, Charles Frédéric, 1826-1928. (person)

Daumier, Honoré, 1808-1879 (person)

French artist. From the description of Letters received, 1848-1878, with commentary by Arsene Alexandre. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83858243 In French. From the description of Autographed charcoal drawing, ca. 1860-1870. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155888490 French caricaturist. From the description of Bill, 18-- (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80549524 ...

Dentu, E. (Edouard), 1830-1884 (person)

Champfleury, 1821-1889 (person)

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 ...