Girodet Trioson, Anne Louis
Girodet Trioson, Anne Louis an eminent French painter, was born at Montargis, February 5, 1767, studied under David, and at the age of twenty gained the prize of the Academy for his picture of Joseph's Meeting with his Brethren. He gained great eminence in France by his picture of The Deluge. Many of his works are in the private collections of France. He died at Paris, December 9, 1824. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.