Drawing had been his first devotion, but he shifts to photography when he enters the Beaux-Arts de Paris.
No. 160 was the restaurant now razed where Thackeray, when a young student at the Beaux-Arts, took his meals.
So are made the belles-lettres and the Beaux-Arts and their professors.
In his opinion, it would have been more suitable to exhibit such works in a bar-room than at the Beaux-Arts.
Until then the house had been temporarily under the direction of the Beaux-Arts.
In 1833 he gained the prix de Rome at the cole des Beaux-Arts for designing a military school.
This is according to M. Rivet's report on the Beaux-Arts in 1906.
He took part in a competition for admission to the Beaux-Arts, and failed.
He escaped early from the cole des Beaux-Arts, and, of course, came under the influence of Courbet.
His life so fitted for pleasure and the Beaux-Arts became a combat which never ceased.