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Fromentin, Eugene, was born at La Rochelle in 1820. and studied landscape painting under Louis Cabat. Les Gorges de la. Chiffa in the Salon of 1847 brought him at once into notice, and among many other works of succeeding years may be mentioned his Entcrremcnt Maure, Vblettrs de Xuit, Haltc de Muleticrs, Bivouac Arahe. and Fauconnicr Anilie. the last1 of which is in the Luxembourg Gallery. Equally skilful with the pen as with the brush, Fromentin produced several charming volumes of fiction and travels. Bominic/ue appeared in the Revue des Deux Mondes in 1862, having been preceded by T7ire Artistiqucs, Simples Prlerinages, Cn Etc dans 1c Sahara. Vnc Annee dans le Sahel. He died suddenly at La Rochelle in 1876.