Leroux, Auguste

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Name
Leroux, Auguste Gender: M
Jules Marie Auguste Leroux
born on 14 April 1871 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone LMT m2e20 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 23°35' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 15°33 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 22°52'



Auguste Leroux (in his studio, 1903)

Biography

French painter and lithographer, known as an illustrator of works by authors such as Giacomo Casanova, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Honoré de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, Stendhal and Anatole France. These editions are highly prized by bibliophiles.

In 1906, he married Clotilde Morel. In 1908, they moved to a large house where he would live until the end of his life surrounded by his family. His three children each received complete training as artists and became well known in their own right.

Auguste Leroux died in Paris on 26 March 1954. A major retrospective exhibition of his works was held at the Grand Palais from 21 May to 12 June 1955.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1906 (Clotilde Morel)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate n° 689 in the online Paris municipal archives (3rd arr., image 27/31), accessed 8 Feb 2016: "quatorze avril ... douze heures du matin."

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Painter)