Chartran, Théobald (1849-1907; French)
A Widow
Oil on canvas, c.63.5 x 48.3 cm
Purchased, 1884
Present location unknown

[photo: work as reproduced in NGV 1905]

Chartran, a pupil of the academic painter Alexandre Cabanel (1823-89), was a successful artist who also contributed caricatured portraits to Vanity Fair in the 1870s. According to NGV 1894, he won the Grand Prix of Rome in 1877.


AR 1884, p.35; NGV 1894, p.81 (IV.McArthur Gallery, no.32; size given as 25 x 19 inches ); NGV 1905, p.4 (I.La Trobe Gallery, no.6; ill.) [£60]

For the artist, see AKL 18 (1998), pp.285-86; Bénézit 3, pp.820-21; andéobald_Chartran