Charles Louis Müller (French, 1815 – 1892) The appeal of the last victims of the Terror at Saint Lazare prison on 7 Thermido year II (1794). Oil on Canvas.
He was the pupil of Léon Cogniet, Baron Gros and others in the École des Beaux-Arts. In 1837 he exhibited his first picture, Christmas Morning. From 1850 to 1853 he directed the manufactory of Gobelin tapestries. In 1864 he became a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts of the Institut de France, succeeding Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin.