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Charles Porion (1814–1868) was a French painter.

Charles Porion
Born1 May 1814
Amiens, Somme, France

Early lifeEdit

Charles Porion was born on 1 May 1814 in Amiens.[1] He was trained by Michel Martin Drolling and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres.[1]

Le Prince Imperial by Porion.


Porion came second at the 1840 Prix de Rome.[2] He exhibited at the Salon from 1844 to 1868, where he won a bronze medal in 1844.[1] He became a knight of the Légion d'Honneur in 1884.[1]


Porion died in 1868.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "PORION, Charles or Louis Étienne Charles (born 1814), Painter". 1. Oxford University Press. 2011. doi:10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00144672. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Grunchec, Philippe (1989). Les concours des Prix de Rome, 1797-1863 / Tome II, Pièces d'archives et œuvres documentées. Paris: École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. ISBN 9782903639600. OCLC 769782561.
  3. ^ "Charles Porion (French, 1814-1868): Garde à la fenêtre". Christie's. Retrieved 8 May 2017.