M. Wallon (Henri Alexandre-Wallon, 1812-1904)

Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848-1884)


Oil on canvas

H. 1.04 m.; L. 0.81 m.

Musée national du château de Versailles, France

Source: Crastre, Plate I, following p.12

Wallon, a moderate Catholic, was a major figure in the establishment of the Third Republic, to the point where he became known as the Father of the Constitution (see commentary below).

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