Andre Giroux /   André Giroux

France 1801 - 1879


Andre Giroux
André Giroux
April 6, 2013
Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.

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