Benoist Bonvoisin Portrait of a Gentleman Circa 1830 Portrait of an elegant man seated with his arm resting on a book with a red leather cover entitled "Contributions Indirectes - 1830", which suggests that he was a senior treasury official. Benoist Benjamin Bonvoisin, was a French painter born in Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) on December 23, 1788. He became known with the presentation of his work "Sommeil de l'enfant Jésus" at the Salon de Paris in 1840 and later, in 1844, with his work "Amateur de tableaux dans son cabinet".
He died in Montvilliers (Seine-Maritime) on June 23, 1860. Sources: Bénézit, Dictionary of Artists; Archives de France; Saunier Éric, Études Normandes, 57e année, n°2, 2008. Dimensions: 32 x 25 ½ in./ 81 x 65 cm. The item "Antique Oil Painting Portrait, 19th Century Oil on Canvas, Benoist Bonvoisin" is in sale since Wednesday, August 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "winckelmanngallery" and is located in Stittsville, ON. This item can be shipped worldwide.