Abel de Pujol
French painterDied when: 76 years 242 days (919 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Alexandre-Denis-Abel de Pujol or Abel de Pujol (30 January 1785 in Valenciennes – 29 September 1861 in Paris) was a French painter.He was a student of David and his own students included Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps and Emile Levy.
He painted the ceiling of the grand-staircase at the Louvre as well as the galerie de Diane at Fontainebleau and the ceiling of the Bourse de Paris.
A member of the Institut de France, he was an officer of the légion d'honneur.