Alexandre Seon

France 1855 - 1917



French illustrator and decorator and one of the major disciples of Puvis de Chavannes. After studying at the Beaux-Arts of Lyon and Paris (where he studied with Lehmann), Séon in 1891 became Puvis de Chavanne's student and then his collaborator. With Péladan and Antoine de la Rochefoucauld, he was one of the founders of the Rose+Croix Salon, where he often exhibited to considerable praise from the Symbolist critics