BORN 19 May 1823, Agen, Lot-et-Garonne - DIED 9 Mar 1891, Nice, Alpes-Maritimes|
GRAVE LOCATION Nice, Alpes-Maritimes: Cimetière du Château (Allée du Bruloir, numéro 1573)
Victor Sabatier was a pupil of the landscape architect Hippolyte Lebas and of the painter Gabriel Decamps. In 1848 he entered the École des Beaux-Arts and entered the competition for the Prix de Rome three times. He worked worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affair as a sub-inspector of the works of the Louvre. After that he became architect to the dioceses of Nice and Fréjus and when Nice became part of France 1860 he was appointed departmental architect of Nice.
He designed the new facade for the Prefecture building in 1869 and he was involved in the foundation of the Société des Beaux-Arts de Nice in 1877 and became its vice-president. He exhibited there in 1877 and 1878. He lived in Nice at 11 rue Longchamp with his wife Fanny Bouvier and died in that city in 1891.
was pupil to Decamps, Alexandre Gabriel
Le Pays de Nice et ses Peintres au XIXe siècle.(Académia Nissarda - Copyright © 2003-2004).