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ID: 500029330
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500029330

 
Record Type: Person
Chalon, John James (English painter of French descent, 1778-1854)

Note: John James Chalon enrolled at the Royal Academy Schools in 1796 and from 1800 exhibited his oils at the Academy. In 1808 he became a member of the Society of Painters in Watercolors. He mainly painted landscapes but he also did figure and subject paintings. Chalon founded the Society for the Study of Epic and Pastoral Design in 1808 with Francis Stevens and his brother Alfred Edward Chalon; it was known later as the Bread and Cheese Society and finally as the Chalon Sketching Society. At their meetings episodes and quotations from the Bible, Shakespeare, classical literature and English poetry were given as themes for participants' drawings. Chalon was elected ARA in 1827 and RA in 1841. Comment on works: Landscapes; Allegory; History

Names:
Chalon, John James (preferred,V,index,LC)
John James Chalon (V,display)
Chalon, J. J. (V)
Chalons, J. J. (V)
chalon, j. j. (LU,U)
jean jacques chalon (LU,U)
J. J. Chalon (LU,U)
J.J. Chalon (LU,U)
J.J. Chalons (LU,U)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English
Swiss
French

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
watercolorist
oil painter
landscapist
draftsman
printmaker
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
active:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Chalon family  
................  (English painters of French descent, active 18th century) [500315689]
sibling of ....  Chalon, Alfred Edward  
..................  (British painter and illustrator, 1780-1860) [500007867]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Chalon, John James (I)

Biographies:
(English painter of French descent, 1778-1854) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British painter, printmaker, 1778-1854) ..... [BHA]
(British painter 1778-1854) ..... [GRLPSC]
(British artist, 1778-1854) ..... [PROV]
(British artist, 1778-1854) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, 1778-1854) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1778-1854) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Chalon, J. J. ........ [PROV, VP]
...........................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
chalon, j. j. ........ [PROV]
........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Chalon, John James ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPA Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.....................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
.....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
.....................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 6 May 2004
.....................................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR9013442
.....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Chalons, J. J. ........ [PROV, VP]
.............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
jean jacques chalon ........ [PROV]
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
J. J. Chalon ........ [PROV]
.........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
J.J. Chalon ........ [PROV]
.........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
J.J. Chalons ........ [PROV]
...........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
John James Chalon ........ [VP]
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPA, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr90013442
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 6 May 2004
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.] NAFR9013442
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr90013442
....................  Redgrave, Artists of English School (1970)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 6 May 2004
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
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