1820 - 1876
Fromentin's full name was Eugène-Samuel-Auguste Fromentin-Dupeux. He specialised in African scenes, and was the author of a celebrated book on Dutch and Flemish painting, 'Les Maîtres d'Autrefois' ('The Old Masters', 1876). He exhibited at the Salon from 1847.
The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN