Painter, decorator and French illustrator. In 1875, his mother married the poet Theodore de Banville whose georges-Antoine becomes the adopted son. He frequents the artists and men of letters that his father gets home: Paul Verlaine, Mallarmé, arthur rhyme, Victor Hugo and Gustave Flaubert. He began his training with the painter Alfred Dehodencq, then between 1871 to the academy in paris julian in the workshops of Jules Joseph Lefebvre and Gustave baker, and graduated from the School of Fine Arts in Paris. It contributes twice unsuccessfully to rome prices in 1880 and 1881 and begins in 1882 show where it is medalist.The following year, he won a scholarship to complete a study tour that allows him to travel throughout Europe. Early in his career, he practiced painting of history and tries to symbolism. Painter recognized and appreciated the good society, Rochegrosse was appointed Knight of the Legion of Honor in 1892. He then turned to Orientalism discovering the Algeria in 1894, where he meets licking marries, he marries in 1896. She is the love of his life, his wife, his muse and model. He lives and works in the house of the city chaptal in Paris, which will house the latest large-puppet theater. He settled with his wife in El Biar, in the suburbs of Algiers, in 1900. He made every summer trip to Paris where he is a member of the jury of French artists salon. The couple is still early in the villa of Olives, then settled in a small pavilion.
The couple built a villa called Djenan meryem (marie's garden). They spend the winter in Algeria and was in paris. They build a simple house in Sidi Ferruch along the beach. In 1910 Rochegrosse realize workshop, dar es saouar, where he received his pupils.
The same year, he was promoted to Officer of the Legion of Honor. From October 1910, he sponsored the artist Jeanne Granès, opening an art school in Algiers: it takes care of the paint shop. Admired by his contemporaries, especially her stepfather théodore of banville or Conan Doyle, he is an influential member of the society of French Orientalist painters.Rochegrosse exposes not only in Paris but also in the living room of Algerian artists and chairs the jury of the artistic union of North Africa in 1925, and the professional union of Algerian artists. It is deeply marked by the First World War and the death of his wife in 1920, following a disease contracted in the Algiers where she is a nurse hospital.
Inconsolable, it will add up to m marries its signature g. His painting takes a more pessimistic turn to tinting of religiosity.
It draws more inspiration in the garden of his villa Algerian. It is time again fairways and lush vegetation. He eventually married his housekeeper Antoinette arnau, returns to Algiers in 1937 and died the following year.
His body was transferred and buried in the cemetery of Montparnasse Paris, close to the grave of Theodore de Banville. Page book with pretty bare original pencil drawing signed and dedicated. The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.