French Lessons: Alfred Guillou (1844-1926)

by Matthew Innis |

  There are few artists who took to the advice that an artist should “paint what they know” better than Alfred Guillou.  Born in the fishing village of Concarneau in the Brittany region of France in 1844, Guillou made his career by painting modern scenes of the daily lives of fisherman and sailors.  And though…

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