Robert Chailloux was born in Paris on 23rd April, 1913 and died in 2006.
Robert Chailloux was born in Paris on 23rd April, 1913. Robert Chailloux studied at the School of Superior Design, the “Cours Superieurs de Dessin des Ecoles de la Ville de Paris”, Boulevard de Bellville, Paris; and later at the “Ecole des Arts Decoratifs”. Exhibited for the first time in 1940 at the Salon of French Artists, and the Salon des Beaux Arts in 1943. After his studies at the School of Superior Design, he set up his own studio, and his canvases soon came to the notice of the critics.
Paintings of his are in the permanent collection of the Ville de Paris. His awards include Prix du Comite-Salon d’Hiver, Prix Vuillame-Bois Colombes, Prix de la Ville-Saint Raphael, Medaille d’Argent, Medaille d’Or and Prix du Public at the Salons des Bouges, also Silver Medals at Salon de L’Art Libre, Salon Violet and des Artists Francais.
In 1975 his work was exhibited in Russia at the Hermitage in Leningrad and the Pouchkine in Moscow.
It is perhaps interesting to note that Chailloux is also famous for nautical paintings, and was an ornithologist of considerable note. He lived in a delightful house in a nature reserve. Chailloux is listed in Benezit Kunstler-Lexicon, and Who’s Who in art.
Robert Chailloux retired from painting in his 90’s and died in 2006.
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