Jean-L on G R Me

Jean-L on G R Me

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jean-L on G r me was a French painter and sculptor in the style now known as Academicism. The range of his oeuvre included historical painting, Greek mythology, Orientalism, portraits and other subjects, bringing the Academic painting tradition to an artistic climax. Jean-L on G r me was born at Vesoul. He went to Paris in 1840 where he studied under Paul Delaroche, whom he accompanied to Italy. He visited Florence, Rome, the Vatican and Pompeii, but he was more attracted to the world of nature. Taken by a fever, he was forced to return to Paris in 1844. On his return he followed, like many other students of Delaroche, into the 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 inadequateshow more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613569295X
  • 9786135692952