Marie-Alexandre Alophe (1812–1883)

Born at Paris, Alophe (born Adolphe Marie Alexandre Menut) was a painter, draughtsman, lithographer, and photographer, specialising in portraits. He was a pupil of Paul Delaroche and Camille Roqueplan. Between 1838 and 1879 he worked as a painter at the salons of Paris where he exhibited his works, winning the third class medal in 1844, and second class in 1847. In later life he founded an important photography studio. He usually signed his works 'A. Alophe,' and occasionally, 'A. Menut'. Alophe died at Paris.









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