Georges Achille-Fould

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Georges Achille-Fould
Born 24 August 1868
Asnières-sur-Seine
Died 24 August 1951(1951-08-24) (aged 83)
Brussels
Nationality France

Georges Achille-Fould or George-Achille Fould-Stirbey (24 August 1868 – 24 August 1951) was a French painter.

Achille-Fould was born in Asnières-sur-Seine as the daughter of the actress Josephine Wilhelmine Valérie Simonin, better known under her pseudonym Gustave Haller, and politician Gustave-Eugène Fould (one of the Fould family bankers). She was adopted along with her sister, the painter Consuelo Fould, by the Prince Stirbey, her painting Courtship was included in the 1905 book Women Painters of the World.[1] Achille-Fould died in Brussels.

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  1. ^ Women painters of the world, from the time of Caterina Vigri, 1413-1463, to Rosa Bonheur and the present day, by Walter Shaw Sparrow, The Art and Life Library, Hodder & Stoughton, 27 Paternoster Row, London, 1905