Francois Leon Benouville
(1821 - 1859)
Francois Leon Benouville was active/lived in France. Francois Benouville is known for mythology figure painting.
Biography Francois Leon Benouville
François-Léon Benouville (Paris, March 30, 1821 - February 16, 1859) was a French painter.
Léon Benouville first studied with his elder brother Jean-Achille Benouville (1815-1891) in the studio of François-Edouard Picot before he transferred to École des Beaux-Arts in 1837.
Like his brother he received the Prix de Rome in 1845. In Rome, as a Prix de Rome pensionary at the Villa Medici. His works produced in Rome are influenced by early Christianity and often show representations of antiquity.
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