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BORN 5 Jun 1857, Paris - DIED 3 Oct 1924, Fontainebleau, Seine-et-Marne|
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Père Lachaise, Rue du Repos 16 (division 14, ligne 01, au rond point (M: W24))
Charles Moreau-Vauthier was the son of the sculptor Aogustin Jean Moreau-Vauthier. He studied painting at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under Paul Baudry and Jean-Léon Gérôme. From 1880 to 1887 he exhibited at the salon in Paris. "La Mort de Joseph Bara" is one of his best known paintings.
He wrote several works on art that were published by Hachette and wrote several novels as well. In 1906 he moved to Bourron-Marlotte, Seine-et-Marne, where he opened a small museum. In 1907 he founded the Société des amis de la forêt de Fontainebleau and he became its vice-president. At the Comairas school in Fontainebleau he worked as a drawing teacher. He died in Fontainebleau in 1924 and was buried in the tomb of his father at Père Lachaise in Paris.
Father: Moreau-Vauthier, Augustin Jean
Brother: Moreau-Vauthier, Paul
was pupil to Baudry, Paul
was pupil to Gérôme, Jean Léon
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