biography of Louis-Clément FALLER (1819-1901)

Birth place: Habsheim, Alsace

Profession: Landscape, portrait, and figure painter in oils and watercolors

Exhibited: NAD (1853)

Comments: The greater part of his career was spent in France. He came to America about 1850, worked in St. Louis (MO) in 1851-52 and in NYC from 1853 to 1856. By 1858 he had returned to Alsace. He died in Paris, February 27, 1901.

Sources: G&W; Girodie, Une Peintre Alsacienne de Transition: ClÈment Faller, with catalogue and 23 plates; Cowdrey, NAD.