Thursday, October 24, 2013

Louisiana paintings by French-born Jean Joseph Vaudechamp 1790–1866


 Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Mme Francoise St Amant


French-born Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (1790–1866) was a was a pupil of Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson. In the winter of 1831–32, he sailed to New Orleans, Louisiana, seeking his fortune. Many of the Louisiana Creoles identified with French culture & selected Vaudechamp to paint portraits for them. Over the next 10 years, he spent mostly winters in New Orleans, painting popular portraits of the locals.


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Lady in White Dress


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) A Creole Lady


 Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Edmond Jeane Forstall and Desirae Forstall


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Mrs Samuel Bell


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Mrs Antoine Julien Meffre-Rouzan


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Daughter of Samuel Hermann


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Marie Emeranthe Becnel Brou Madame Samuel Herman


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) A Young Lady


 Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Woman with Fur Collar


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Two Children


 Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Mrs Louis Edouard Forstall ( Mathilde Plauche)


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Madame Morales de Marigny


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Woman with Fur Boa


Jean Joseph Vaudechamp (French-born New Orleans artist, 1790–1866) Fanny Augusta Hunt