Andre Giroux

André Giroux
Andre Giroux
André Giroux
Male
France
1801
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Andre Giroux was born in Paris, he was son to François-Simon-Alphonse Giroux, maker of camera equipment for Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre.In particular, he restored several Genre paintings of medieval ruins and troubadours. Giroux was also a well established art dealer and gave up painting to promote his business selling curiosities. Giroux’s work is extensively discussed in Steven Adams’ doctoral thesis from the University of Leeds in 2003.
 

Featured image: Andre Giroux – Vue du Tibre avec la Torre di Quinto – image courtesy of Wikimedia