Popelin, Gustave

France, (1859-1937)

  • Gustave Popelin - Marchands de porcs #1
  • Marchands de porcs #1

  • [Pork merchants #1]
  • (1890-1900), test print on albumen paper from a glass silver gelatin negative
  • 3.3 x 4.4 in. (8.2 x 11.2 cm.)
  • Musée d’Orsay

  • Gustave Popelin - Marchands de porcs #2
  • Marchands de porcs #2

  • [Pork merchants #2]
  • (1890-1900), test print on albumen paper from a glass silver gelatin negative
  • 3.3 x 4.4 in. (8.2 x 11.2 cm.)
  • Musée d’Orsay

About the Artist:

Gustave Léon Antoine Marie Popelin (1859-1937), was a French painter, draftsman and photographer. He was the son of enamel painter and poet Claudius Popelin (1825-1892).

Gustave Popelin studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris and also at the Villa Medicis in Rome. His preferred themes were portraits and historical subjects. [DES-02/16]

A random image of a pig, hog, boar or swine from the collection at Porkopolis.