Feyen-Perrin, Augustin

BORN 12 Apr 1826, Bey-sur-Seille, Meurthe - DIED 14 Oct 1888, Paris: 9e
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Cimetière de Montmartre, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 18)

Augustin Feyen-Perrin was the son of a tax collector. He was a younger brother of the painter Jacques-Eugène Feyen who gave him his first art lessons. In Paris he studied at the École des beaux-arts de Paris and in the studios of Léon Cogniet and Adolphe Yvon. He debuted at the Salon in Paris in 1853 and painted mostly genre scenes and landscapes.

He often spent his summers in Cancale in Brittany together with his brother and his friend Jules Breton. Gustave Corbet was a friend and they collaborated on the Federation of Artists that was founded during the Paris Commune of 1871. In 1878 he received the Légion d'Honneur. He died in Paris in 1888.

Related persons
• was pupil of Cogniet, Léon
• was pupil of Delaroche, Paul


The grave of Augustin Feyen-Perrin at Montmartre Cimetière, Paris.
Picture by Androom (19 May 2005)


• Beyern, Bertrand, Guide des Cimetières en France, Le Cherche Midi Éditeur, Paris, 1994
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
Augustin Feyen-Perrin — Wikipédia

Fichte, Johann Gottlieb

Published: 29 Sep 2019
Last update: 01 Jun 2020