Author name: Adolphe Jourdan.
(1825, Nimes, France - 1889). He entered the “École des Beaux-Arts” as a student of Jalabert, in 1844. He received honors for his work in 1864 and 1866. From 1855 he exhibited in the Salons of Paris, and in 1876, in New York. Jourdan was renowned for his genre scenes as well as his portraits. The artist is represented in museums in Nimes, France and Toledo, USA.