About Calbet

 

Antoine Calbet is the son of Marie Singlande and Jean-Baptiste Calbet, landowner at the place of Gaubert.Trained in Montpellier where he teaches drawing, the artist and illustrator, painter of nudes and love scenes is desired in his lifetime.Antoine Calbet moved to Paris and joined the Fine Arts where he was a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel and Edouard-Antoine Marsal  ; he was a member of the school's admissions board from 1913 to 1930. He began exhibiting in 1880 , became a member of the French Artists Society . He was a friend of his compatriot of Lot-et-Garonne, the President of the Republic Armand Fallières , for which he designed the menus of meals, which made the experience of the Parisian salons.