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Alexandre Sege

Biography of Artist

French School

French painter born in 1818 and died on 27th October 1885.

Painter of landscapes, coastal scenes and woodcutter.

He became a pupil of Leon Cogniet and Camille Flers at the Beaux-Arts in Paris.

He exhibited for the first time at the Paris Salon in 1855 and wond a 2nd class medal in 1873 an a 3rd class at the L’Exposition Universelle.

He became a knight of the Legion d’honneur in 1874.

He started as a woodcutter in 1848.

His works have been auctioned in both Paris and New York and his paintings command very high prices.