Paul E. Poincy

Paul Ėdouard Poincy (1833 – 1909) was an performer in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States who specialized in portrait, religious, landscape, and genre painting.

Poincy was born in New Orleans, and studied art in Paris at the Académie Julien and at the École des Beaux-Arts. His studies in Paris extended from 1852 to 1859, during which get older he was influenced by Parisian artists Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre and Léon Cogniet. On his compensation to New Orleans, Poincy opened a studio afterward French-born performer Richard Clague. He later than served in the Confederate Army during the US Civil War. Following military service, Poincy had a near association with performer Victor Pierson. The collaboration resulted in the painting Volunteer Firemen's Parade, a noted achievement completed in 1872. Poincy was a founder of the Southern Art Union.

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