Tenré, Henry

BORN 14 Oct 1854, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Yvelines - DIED 29 Jan 1926, Paris: 16e
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Auteuil Cimetière, Rue Claude Lorrain, Auteuil (division 01, ligne 9, numéro 10)

Henry Tenré grew up in his birthplace Saint-Germain-en-Laye and there he discovered art at the new museum in the palace there. He was educated at the École-des-beaux-arts in Paris and his teachers were Edmond Yon, Gustave Boulanger and Jules Lefebvre.

He held positions in the financial world to earn himself a living until he debuted at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1883. From that time he exhibited for the rest of his life and in 1900 he received a bronze medal at the Universal Exhibition in Paris. He was made a chevalier de la Légion d'honneur afterwards. In 1894 he married Lucie Aguado de las Marismas. They had no children but in 1924 they adopted Marie Madeleine de Lagotellerie. He died in 1926 in Paris.

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• was pupil to Lefebvre, Jules


The grave of Arthur Aguado and Henry Tenré at the Auteuil Cemetery, Paris.
Picture by Androom (04 Nov 2016)


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Published: 18 Dec 2016
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