Gautier, Théophile

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Gautier, Théophile Gender: M
Gautier, Pierre Jules Théophile
born on 30 August 1811 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Tarbes, France, 43n14, 0e05
Timezone LMT m0e05 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 05°46' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°08 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 26°23'

Théophile Gautier


French artist, poet, writer critic, cultural rebel and inventor of "Art for Art's Sake." He attended the College Charlemagne in Paris, studying art and literature and joined a rising young group of romantics led by Victor Hugo. His first book of poetry was published in 1830, followed by a sensational novel "Mademoiselle de Maupin" in 1835. From 1836 he wrote brilliant critical pieces on theatre, art and literature; in addition to further novels. With travels to Spain, Egypt, Russia and elsewhere, Gautier was noted for vividly descriptive travel books. In 1858, he and his family settled in Neuilly where he continued to write until his death.

Gautier died 10/23/1872; Paris, France.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Berlioz, Hector (born 11 December 1803). Notes: B. working on "Les nuits d'été" (song cycle)


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1830 (First book of poetry released)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1835 (First novel, "Mademoiselle de Maupin")
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1836 (Began his critical pieces)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1852 (Famed volume of poetry, "Emaux et Camees")
  • Family : Change residence 1858 (Settled in Neuilly)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Writers : Critic (Art, theatre and literature)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novels)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Volumes)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Travel books)