Ary Scheffer

Name
Ary Scheffer
Birth and death
1795 - 1858
Occupation
Profession details
French painter of Dutch extraction
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Author
Alistair Grant

Ary Scheffer (1795-1858) French painter of Dutch extraction. Scheffer often painted romantic literary scenes, notably from the works of Byron and Goethe. He was also an accomplished portrait painter, and painted Chopin and Liszt. Scheffer went to Claremont in 1857 to paint Queen Marie-Amélie Thérèse. He also visited the Duff Gordons at Belvedere House, and on a river boating trip with Millais and Doyle.

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