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Biography of Artist

Born 2nd October 1867 in Choisy-le-Roi he died in 1945.

Chretien was a renown painter of Genre scenes and still lifes.

A pupil of Leon Bonnat, Gustave Boulanger and Elie Delaunay, Chretien made his Paris Salon debut at the very young age of 20 (1887), winning a jury commendation in 1889, a third-class medal in 1894, a second-class medal in 1895, and a silver medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900.

He exhibited in Brussels in 1910, and was still showing works at the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1940.

Museums and Galleries

Amiens: Two Old Bottles

La Rochelle: Still-Life

Liege: A Simple Meal

Mulhouse: A Little girl Reading

Niort: President Briault

Rheims: At Church

Chretien, Rene Louis


Portrait d'un jeune garçon allongé sur l'herbe

9 x 13

Oil on Panel

Price band: G (from £1500 to £3000)

Size band: A (Small)

Subjects: Genre, Portraits

Categories: European, Impressionist

Certificate of Authenticity - Patrick Bordes