Fine Arts

3 Prominent French Academic Painters and Their Works

“The Committee on Moral Books” by Jehan Georges Vibert (1840–1902), French. 17.7 inches by 25.5 inches. Oil on canvas. Private collection. (Courtesy of Art Renewal Center)

32. Gustave Doré (1832–1883) French
La famille du saltimbanque: l'enfant blesse
“The Committee on Moral Books” by Jehan Georges Vibert (1840–1902), French. 17.7 inches by 25.5 inches. Oil on canvas. Private collection. (Courtesy of Art Renewal Center) 32. Gustave Doré (1832–1883) French La famille du saltimbanque: l'enfant blesse

Apart from the artists who were given varying degrees of administrative power in the French Academies, there were many artists who dedicated their time solely...

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