(1837 - 1911)
Tony Robert-Fleury was active/lived in France. Tony RobertFleury is known for painting, lithography, teaching.
Biography Tony Robert-Fleury
The painter and lithographer Joseph-Nicolas-Robert Fleury, who came to
be called Robert-Fleury (1797-1890) was the father of our painter Tony
Robert-Fleury. Tony, born in Paris on the first day of September
1837, studied under Paul Delaroche and Léon Cogniet, then made his
debut at the Salon of 1864. He rose rapidly up the academic
ladder of success to become a commandeur of the Legion of Honor and
spent most of his time as a professor at the Académie Julian, mainly
teaching women. Robert-Fleury was a popular and good-natured
teacher who "seldom, if ever, utters a harsh criticism." (Belloc, 1890,
pp. 375-376). Cecilia Beaux wrote of her encounter with this
"young-middle-aged and very handsome man, with a face in
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