(1810 - 1880)
Adolphe-Felix Cals was active/lived in France. AdolpheFelix Cals is known for social realist genre and impressionist landscape painting.
Biography Adolphe-Felix Cals
While it is not known exactly when AdolpheFelix Cals began his interest
in art, his earliest training came from little known printmakers, who
taught Cals engraving, drawing, and how to work from plaster casts in
the studio. After working for such men as Anselin, Ponce, and
Bosc (copying the works of Francois Boucher or Achille Deveria in
lithographs), Cals was introduced by another young student to the
academic painter Leon Cogniet (17941880) and entered his atelier at the
Ecole des Beaux Arts during the late 1820's.
It is not
surprising that Cogniet would expect Cals to study the Masters, for
that was the tradition of the atelier, but although Cogniet recognized
the talents of his young pupil, he was not pleased with
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