CHOCARNE-MOREAU Paul Charles
Oil on canvas: 51 x 61 cm/ 20,1 x 24 in.
Signed lower right
Painter of genre scenes and figures.
Active in Paris, where he was a pupil of Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury, Paul Charles Chocarne-Moreau was commended by the Salon jury of 1886 and won a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889.
He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur.
Several of his pictures were acquired by the French State.
Chocarne- Moreau was a humourist and painter of charming canvases depicting small boys as chimney sweeps and boat captains.
Dijon 1855 - Paris 1931
E. Bénézit, "Dictionary of Artists", Paris 2006, Vol. 3, p. 956.