The Art Collection

Eugene Pierre Franquinet (1875-1940)

Eugene Pierre Franquinet was born in Brussels, Belgium on February 21, 1875. Franquinet studied painting with Petit in his native city. He immigrated to America in 1907 and four years later settled in Southern California. He was a resident of La Crescenta until his death on August 29, 1940. Primarily a portrait painter, he also painted figures and landscapes.

Mission San Juan Capistrano, 1928

Eugene Pierre Franquinet
Mission San Juan Capistrano, 1928
oil on canvas
24″ x 30″