Author name: Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps.
(1803, Paris, France – 1860, Fontainebleau, France). French painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He entered the atelier of Etienne Bouhot (1780–1862) in 1816. Towards the end of 1818 he left Bouhot to study under Alexandre-Denis Abel de Pujol, quitting his studio in 1819–20 in order to embark upon a career as an independent professional artist.