Timeline


Below is a list, in chronological order, of events in the life of Emile Munier.


 
 
1815
 
 February 25 Emile's father Pierre-François Munier was born.
 
 
1830
 
 January 1 Pierre-François Munier began his studies at the Gobelins.
 
 
1836
 
 April 7 Sargines Angrand-Campenon, Emile's second wife, was born.
 
 
1839
 
 May 28 The birth of Emile's older brother François Joseph Munier.
 
 
1840
 
 June 2 Born, Emile Martial Munier, in Paris to Pierre F. Munier and Marie Louise Carpentier. Living at 66 rue des Fossés, St Marcel.
 
 
1851
 
 September 11 His brother, Florimond Louis, was born.
 
 
1854
 
  Emile's older brother François entered the Gobelins.
 
 
1856
 
 April Began his studies at the Gobelins
 
 
1861
 
 August 10 Married Henriette Lucas, Abel Lucas' daughter, in ths chapel of the Gobelins.
 
 
1865
 
 August 19 His younger brother Florimond entered the Gobelins.
 
 
1867
 
 August 28 His son, Emile Henri, was born.
 November 9 Henriette dies after the birth of their son Emile Henri.
 
 
1869
 
  Exhibited his first work at the Paris Salon.
 
 
1871
 
  Abandoned his career as an upholsterer and devoted all his time to painting.
 
 
1872
 
 January 2 Married Sargines Angrand-Campenon (1836 - 1915) - daughter of Germain Campenon). The couple lived at 8 rue des Beaux-Arts.
 March 23 Goupil & Cie purchased Italienne for 300ff (resold January 11, 1873 to M. Mastenbroek, Rotterdam, for 1007ff).
 
 
1873
 
 January 21 Goupil & Cie purchased Italienne couronnée de fleurs, 300ff (resold M. Avery for 600ff).
 July 1 Appears to have received the first, of many, visits from George A. Lucas - the American art agent. (Lucas' diary entry ... At Muniers & bought Salon picture, head & small picture for 2250ff ...).
 July 18 Visit from George A. Lucas and Samuel P. Avery (Lucas' diary entry ... With Avery to Muniers, Bouguereau, Lesrel ...).
 September 6 Visit from George A. Lucas & Avery (Lucas' diary entry ... With Avery to ... Desgoffe, Munier - etc).
 November 3 Visit from George A. Lucas (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Bouguereaus - At Muniers ...").
 November 10 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 December 22 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "At Muniers - At Leyendeckers,...").
 
 
1874
 
 January 3 Goupil & Co. purchased La retour du marché for 400ff Catalogue No. 1873.01.
 January 3 Goupil & Co. purchased La Poésie (?) for 500ff (resold to M. Knoedler & Co., New York City for 750ff).
 January 8 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "At Packers - At Muniers - out ...").
 January 9 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers. ...").
 January 17 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... - At Muniers & paid check 400fs for picture of girl & kitten - ...").
 January 27 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: ... at Muniers ...").
 February 8 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... at Muniers, out ...").
 February 9 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "At Muniers ...").
 February 18 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "At Muniers ...).
 March 6 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & bought & ordered 6 heads for 2500 fs ...).
 March 7 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & changed order for 6 heads at 450 fs each ...).
 March 12 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & pd for picture of girl with Lilacs 1000 fs, check ...).
 March 18 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 March 23 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: " ... At Muniers & paid him by check 908 fs - 900 fs for 2 heads [most likely purchased for Avery] & 8 fs for panel for my sketch - At Alboy Rebouet's & carried Munier sketch ...").
 March 27 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "To Munier & told him I would take head with Flowers - at Fantins").
 April 11 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers - out ...").
 April 13 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 April 20 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & paid him 450 fs for girl with flowers, off'd 2000 fs for Salon picture ...").
 May 18 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers, out ...").
 May 19 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 June 12 Birth of his daughter Marie Louise at rue Singer No 16.
 June 22 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: " ... At Munniers & order picture of Girl & child for 2000 fs - & to do portrait of his child for 300 & head of girl with book & copy of Bouguereau head for 500 fs ...").
 July 1 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 August 24 Visit from George A. Lucas & Avery. (Lucas' diary entry: "... With Avery to Muniers, Lecomtes ...").
 August 26 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... With Avery to Exposition Sevres & Industries - At Muniers ...").
 August 27 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 November 7 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers, out ...").
 November 16 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 December 3 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers, out ...").
 December 4 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... To Munier's & measured canvasses of 3 heads ...").
 December 30 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 
 
1875
 
 January 19 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 January 23 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & paid by check 450 fs for head of Italian girl holding dish grapes ...").
 March 6 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 April 26 Goupil & Co. purchased Une petite tricoteuse for 450ff (resold to Knoedler & Co., New York in July, 1875 for 600ff) Catalogue No. 1875.02.
 April 26 Goupil & Co. purchased Revenant du jardin for 450ff (resold to Herdtle & Peters, Stuttgart, in February 1876 for 750ff).
 May 6 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers - out ...").
 June 5 Emile's father - Pierre F. Munier - dies from a stroke.
 June 14 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers - out ...").
 August 27 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...").
 
 
1876
 
  The year he began spending his summer vacations on the Normandy coast.
 May Goupil & Co. purchased Buste de femme (ancien No. 8651) for 100ff (resold in New York - M. Knoedler & Co.? - in 1879 for 210ff).
 
 
1877
 
 August 11 Marriage of Florimond Louis and Louise Besson.
 
 
1879
 
  Summer - Emile traveled to Ardennes to paint the portrait of Madame de Chanzy.
 July Goupil & Co. purchased En Pénitence for 2500ff (resold to Drabble in June (?) 1879 for 2750ff).
 August 4 Visit from George A. Lucas & Avery. (Lucas' diary entry: "... With Avery to Pottiers, to Madrazo's & to Munier to whom paid 1500 fs for 2 pictures ...).
 
 
1880
 
 February 27 Goupil & Co. purchased another version of En Pénitence (94 x 63 cm.) for 1300ff (resold to M. Knoedler & Co., New York City on September 28, 1880 for 2000ff).
 February 27 Goupil & Co. purchased a reduction of En Pénitence for 500ff (resold to Sloane on April 5, 1880 for 1400ff) Catalogue No. 1880.04.
 August 16 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & paid him 400 fs for picture girl with apple, he to send it to Pottiers - At Pottiers & took acc't of pictures on hand for packing ...").
 November 13 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... at Briolets & Muniers ...).
 
 
1881
 
 January 8 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers ...).
 February 16 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & paid check 750 fs for "Blue bird" ...").
 
 
1882
 
  Received an Honorable Mention at the Salon.
 March 16 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers (moved to Passy).
 March 17 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... To see Munier, 45 Bd Beau Sejour Passy ...)
 March 24 Goupil & Co. purchased Petite fille & chat for 1516.20ff (resold to Johan van Mastenbroek on May 30, 1882 for 2520ff) Catalogue No. 1882.06.
 
 
1883
 
 January 3 Goupil & Co. purchased Petite fille a poupée for 1200ff (resold to Mr. W. Schaus, New York, on March 19, 1883 for 2000ff).
 January 25 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... Drew 200 fs at Munier (M B [Buckler]) to pay Souty frames ...").
 February 13 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & ordered 1/2 Fromentin & do Cabanel cartes de visite - to be done on Saturday ...).
 February 17 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & got photographs Cabanel & Fromentin. ...).
 May 1 Goupil & Co. purchased Jeune fille & poupée (71 1/2 x 55 1/2 cm.) for 2000ff (resold to Escribe, Paris, on May 26, 1887 for 1382.10ff).
 August 27 Goupil & Co. purchased Le vase brisé for 4000ff (resold to Drucker on March 4, 1885 for 5040ff) Catalogue No. 1883.03.
 October 18 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... Drew 800 fs at Muniers for W.H.H. [William H. Huntington]...).
 December 11 Goupil & Co. purchased Le chien savant (70 x 52 cm)for 4000ff (resold to Charles Field Haseltine, Philadelphia, PA., on August 4, 1885 for 4000ff).
 
 
1884
 
 June 6 Goupil & Co. purchased Portrait (90 x 60 cm) for 6000ff (resold to Stanford, San Francisco, CA. on June 6, 1884 for 9000ff). Most likely Leland Stanford, Jr. as an Angel Confronting his Grieving Mother. Leland Stanford, Jr. passed away on March 13, 1884 from typhoid fever.
 
 
1885
 
 January 26 Emile's mother - Marie Louise Carpentier - dies.
 April 22 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased La jeune mére & l'enfant fauteuil salon bleu for 4000ff (resold to Van Loon, hotel Meurice, on May 30, 1885 for 6500ff).
 May 5 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At W H H - At Muniers & drew check 500 fs W H H ...).
 July 4 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased Trois Amis for 4000ff (resold to Thomas, pour le "Graphic", London on August 5, 1885 for 6750ff), Catalogue No. 1885.01.
 October 31 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers (out) ...).
 November 3 Visit from George A. Lucas. (Lucas' diary entry: "... At Muniers & drew on Bond for 1000 fs which paid Lherbette Kane & Co for Transportation of W H H's Cerceuil ...).
 
 
1886
 
 January 21 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased Libre échange for 2250ff (resold to W.H. Keep & Co., London on January 22, 1886 for 2500ff).
 May 22 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased Convoitise (companion piece to Libre échange) for 2100ff (resold to W.H. Keep & Co., London on May 22, 1886 for 2500ff).
 
 
1888
 
 February 25 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased The mistletoe (50 x 70 cm) for 1500ff (resold to W.H. Keep & Co., London on February 24, 1888 for 2000ff).
 May 3 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased Mère embrassant son enfant for 4500ff (resold to W.H. Keep & Co., London on May 3, 1888 for 5500ff).
 August 9 Boussod, Valadon & Cie. purchased Girl with spectacles for 800ff (resold to W.H. Keep & Co., London on August 9, 1888 for 1000ff).
 
 
1889
 
  Painted the portraits of the American collectors Mr. & Mrs. Charles H. Hymans.
 
 
1895
 
 June 20 His grandson Georges was born.
 June 29 9 am - died from congestion cérébrale (stroke).
 
 
1901
 
  Marie-Louise (Emile's daughter) marries Jean Alain Clément.
 
 
1906
 
 September 14 Emile's older brother François died.
 
 
1915
 
  Sargines Angrand-Campenon Munier dies.
 
 
1950
 
 February 12 Marie-Louise (Emile's daughter) dies.