Henry Scheffer

Henry Scheffer (* 25. September 1798 into the Hague; † 15. March 1862 in Paris) was a French painter of Netherlands origin.


Scheffer is the son of the painter Jean Baptiste Scheffer and its wife, the painter of miniatures, Cornelia lamb. The painter Ary Scheffer is its brother.

The painter Arnold Ary Scheffer is the son of Henry Scheffer and a daughter married later the writer Ernest Renan.

Scheffer was a pupil of Comte Pierre Narcisse Guérin.

At the age of 64 years Henry Scheffer died to 15. March 1862 in Paris.


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