1795 - 1858
Ary Scheffer was born in Dordrecht and taught by his father, J. B. Scheffer. He was in Paris in 1811, where he studied under Guérin. He exhibited at the Salon from 1812. He was an illustrator, painter and engraver. He was popular in France for his portraits and history paintings.
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN