Antoine Vollon (1833 - 1900)

Antoine Vollon (1833 - 1900) was a French Realist painter. Before he mastered the still lifes, Antoine Vollon also painted marine ports, landscapes and fishermen.

Antoine Vollon was born in Lyon on 20 April, 1833 and died in Paris on August 27, 1900. He began his career in Lyon, where he learned engraving on metals and attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon (1850 – 1852). He had begun to concentrate on his own work by 1858 when he joined a group of Romantic artists based in Lyon, including Francis Verney (1833-96), Fleury Chenu (1833-75), Joseph Ravier (1832-78) and Joseph and Jean Antoine Bail

Antoine Vollon Paintings

A Still Life with a Basket of Flowers A Still Life with a Bowl of Fruit Interior Scene Peonies and Apple Blossoms in a Chinese Vase Portrait of a Man Still Life with a Pen, Jug, Bottle and Eggs on a Table View of Antwerp