JEAN RAYMOND HIPPOLYTE LAZERGES1817-1887
Jean Raymond Hippolyte Lazerges was born in Narbonne on July 5, 1817 and died in Mustapha on October 24, 1887. He was a painter of genres, historical scenes, and landscapes. Lazerges debuted his work at the Salon in 1840 and exhibited there until his death. He created paintings for a large number of French churches, including the Narbonne Cathedral, the Church of Orléans, and many more in places such as Rouen, Fontainebleu, and Paris. Lazerges’ work has been exhibited extensively in museums and galleries throughout France, including the Louvre in Paris. In addition to being a painter, Lazerges was also a musician and a writer. As a musician, he composed numerous songs and melodies.