||Victor Gabriel Gilbert
1847 - 1935
Victor Gabriel Gilbert was born in Paris on 13th February 1847. He is from the school of d'Adam and Busson and is well known for his genre paintings. He featured at the Paris Salon in 1933 and his work was also on view at the l'Hotel de Ville in Paris. He was a faithful exhibitor at the Salon des Artist Francais where he obtained a silver medal in 1889. He also received the Bonnet Prize in 1926 and the Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1897. His work was highly esteemed and he was considered an inspiration and well respected for his attention to fine detail.
Exhibited: Paris Salon from 1873
Museums : Bayeux, Besancon, Dieppe, Le Havre, Liege, Lille, Nice, Strasbourg.
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