PAINTINGS

Auguste Viande Doviane (1825-1887)

$1,800.00
  • Auguste Viande Doviane (1825-1887)

PAINTINGS

Auguste Viande Doviane (1825-1887)

$1,800.00

English tourists visiting Sicily 

Oil on Wood Board 

Signed lower left A. Doviane

Doviane, Auguste pseudonym of Viande Auguste Swiss , 19th century , male . Born 15 November 1825 , in Rome ; died 13 October 1887 , in Marseilles . Painter . Military subjects, battles, genre scenes, stage sets . Auguste Doviane was the son of a burgher of Geneva and an Italian woman. He studied at the Antwerp academy. He married in Paris in 1852 and changed his name from Viande to Doviane. He pursued a military career attaining the rank of infantry major. He excelled as a painter of military scenes, theatre sets and also became a teacher.