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Jacques Bellange print that pageTimeline of Jacques Bellange

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Bellange's place of birth and family background are unknown, according to Griffiths and Hartley, [ 2 ] but most French sources assume he was born in the Bassigny region, also apparently known as "Bellange", in the south of the duchy around the fortified village of La Mothe, where he is first

Jean-Léon Gérôme print that pageTimeline of Jean-Léon Gérôme

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atelier of Charles Gleyre and studied there for a brief time. He then attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts . In 1846 he tried to enter the prestigious Prix de Rome , but failed in the final stage because his figure drawing was inadequate. He tried to improve his skills by painting The Cockfight

Charles-Nicolas Cochin print that pageTimeline of Charles-Nicolas Cochin

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Louvre . [ 1 ] [ 5 ] [ 8 ] From 1755 to 1770, he had the title of the King's administrator of the arts , and in this role he commissioned work from other artists, established programmes for the decoration of the king's palaces and chateaux , and granted pensions. [ 5 ] Between 1750 and 1773

Catalogue raisonné print that page

The typical catalogue raisonné is a monograph giving a comprehensive catalogue of artworks by an artist . The essential elements of a catalogue raisonné are that it purports to be an exhaustive list of works for a defined subject matter describing the works in a way so that they may be

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Pietro del Po print that pageTimeline of Pietro del Po

He was born in Palermo , and studied under Domenichino at Naples . He painted for the churches at Palermo, and afterwards visited Rome , where among other works, he painted a picture of St. Leo , for La Madonna di Costantinopoli . He was more distinguished as an engraver than as a painter

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François de Troy print that pageTimeline of François de Troy

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One of a family of artists, Troy was born in Toulouse , the son of Nicolas de Troy (1608 - 15 September 1684), a painter in that city, [ 2 ] and was the brother of Jean de Troy (4 April 1638 - 25 June 1691). [ 3 ] Troy was taught the basic skills of painting by his father, and perhaps also

Adam Bartsch print that pageTimeline of Adam Bartsch

the Albertina. Between 1803 and his death in 1821 Bartsch published in French in 21 volumes Le Peintre Graveur , a pioneering catalogue of old master prints by Dutch, Flemish, German, and Italian painter-engravers from the 15th to the 17th century. References to "Bartsch" normally mean

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Maxime Lalanne print that page

Maxime Lalanne was born in Bordeaux on November 27, 1827 to Anne (previously Anne Cecile Gellibert) and Antoine Lalanne. [ 1 ] His father was a civil servant who rose to the position of clerk of the first chamber of the Court of Appeals. [ 2 ] Lalanne pursued classical and traditional studies

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Odilon Redon print that pageTimeline of Odilon Redon

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he changed to architecture. His failure to pass the entrance exams at Paris’ École des Beaux Arts ended any plans for a career as an architect, although he briefly studied painting there under Jean-Léon Gérôme in 1864. (His younger brother Gaston Redon would become a noted architect

Pierre-Joseph Redouté print that pageTimeline of Pierre-Joseph Redouté

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He was an official court artist of Queen Marie Antoinette , and he continued painting through the French Revolution and Reign of Terror . Redouté survived the turbulent political upheaval to gain international recognition for his precise renderings of plants, which remain as fresh in the