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Félicie de Fauveau

Born: Florence, 1799
Died: Florence, c. 1886
Nationality: French

daughter of a Breton banker


with painters Louis Hersent (1777-1860) and Claude Guillot (Paris)


1827 – Christina of Sweden Refusing to Spare the Life of Her Equerry, Monaldeschi wins second place medal at Paris Salon

1830 – participates in the anti-revolutionary royalist uprising  in the Vendée

1832 - imprisoned for royalist sympathies

1834 – flees Paris, settles in Florence


Brussels (1834); Florence (1834-86)

Important Artworks: 

Louise Favreau, 1858 (formerly in Santa Croce, Florence)


Review of 2014 Faveau exhibition