At the Well
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Charles Victor Thirion ( 1833 - 1878)
Victor Charles Thirion was born in the town of Langres in the Haute Saône region of France. He moved to Paris to study at l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts under William Adolphe Bouguereau (1825-1905), the leading salon painter and teacher of his generation, and under Marc Gabriel Charles Gleyre (1808-1874), the Swiss born genre and history painter.