Gillet, Numa François

France, (1868-1940)

  • Numa François Gillet - La gardienne de cochons
  • La gardienne de cochons

  • [The guardian of the pigs ]
  • (1892), oil on canvas
  • 18.1 x 24.4 in. (46 x 62 cm.)
  • Private collection

About the Artist:

Numa François Gillet (1868-1940), was a French painter, ceramicist, architect/designer of the Symbolist movement. He was a student of Tony Robert-Fleury and Bouguereau in Paris.

Gillet designed villas in the style of the Merovingian dynasty and was passionate for archeology and prehistory. He a member of the Salon des Artistes Français where he also exhibited, he was also made a Chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur. [DES-01/16]

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