BORN 28 Mar 1836, Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin - DIED 24 Sep 1896, Nantes, Loire-Atlantique|
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 64, avenue Circulaire, ligne 05, numéro 29)
Emmanuel Benner was the son of the painter and textile designer Jean Benner-Fries. He never married and probably had no children. He was a painter of portraits, landscapes and female nudes. Among his acquaintances was Edgard Degas, who painted Emmanuel's sister Elisabeth Benner de Rutté. He collaorated with the ceramist Théodore Deck (1823-1891). During a study trip in Brittany he contracted an infectious disease and he died in Nantes in 1896. He was buried in the family grave at Père Lachaise in Paris.
is brother/sister of Benner, Jean