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Theophile Lemmens

Biography of Artist

Theophile Victor Emile LEMMENS


This French artist was born on 13th March at Senlis (Oise) and died in the same place.

He specialised in painting mythological subjects, genre subjects, hunting scenes, interiors with figures, animals, landscapes with animals, farmyard scenes and waterscapes.

Lemmens studied under Lois Loassalle and went on to exhibit at the Paris Salon from 1842 to 1866.

His work is held in numerous private collections and also in the Glasgow museum with a farmyard painting, and at St Etienne with an interior.