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James Tissot

James Tissot-French painter, illustrator and etcher, born at Nantes(Born on October 15, 1836 – died on August 8, 1902). The artist spent his entire career in Britain. Early life Tissot was born on October 15, 1836 to a family of Italian descent in the port town of Nantes, France. His father, Marcel Théodore Tissot, was a successful drapery merchant while his mother, Marie Durand, assisted her husband in his business and  [ Read More ]

Hugues Merle

Hugues Merle was a French painter who mostly depicted sentimental or moral subjects. He worked in the years 1823-1881. Born in Saint Martin, France and died in Paris, France. He has often been compared with William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Hugues Merle was born in 1823 in Saint Martin. He was a sensitive genre painter of great talent whose paintings of the simple, noble lives of the working class won him international recognition. He studied  [ Read More ]

Enguerrand Quarton

Enguerrand Quarton or Charonton (1410 – 1466) was a French painter and manuscript illuminator whose few surviving works are among the first masterpieces of a distinctively French style, very different from either Italian or Early Netherlandish painting. Six paintings by him are documented, of which only two survive, and in addition the Louvre now follows most art historians in giving him the famous Avignon Pietà. His two documented works are  [ Read More ]

François Boucher

François Boucher (29 September 1703 – 30 May 1770) was a French painter, a proponent of Rococo taste, known for his idyllic and voluptuous paintings on classical themes, decorative allegories representing the arts or pastoral occupations, intended as a sort of two-dimensional furniture. He was perhaps the most celebrated decorative artist of the 18th century. He also painted several portraits of his illustrious patroness, Madame de Pompadour. Born in Paris,  [ Read More ]

Francois Joseph Heim

French historical painter, born  near Belfort, 16 December 1787, died in Paris, 29 September 1865.He was born at Belfort. He early distinguished himself at the École Centrale of Strassburg, and in 1803 entered the studio of Vincent at Paris. This clever painter commenced work when eight years old, and gained the first prize for drawing in Strasburg before he was eleven. He was a pupil of Vincent in 1803, his people  [ Read More ]

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Théodore Géricault

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