Jean Louis Meissonier
- Category : Art-Fine-art-artist
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (3,6,12,52,57)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 1
French painter who started out as an illustrator with a fine technique for detail with photographic exactitude. Some of his still life paintings hang in major museums today, reflecting the popular taste of his period. Meissonier's works include "The Errand Boy," 1836, "The Gamblers," 1855 and "The Emperor At Solferino," 1861. During his time he gained great popularity with both the public and collectors and made $80,000 through the sales of his work.
Meissonier died on January 31, 1891, Paris, France.