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By Maxwell K. Hearn

An in-depth stylistic exam and distinct actual research of the famed tenth-century "Riverbank, in addition to different chinese language outdated grasp work.

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LEOUSSI accuracy and a Romantic sensitivity to colour and dramatic movement rarely found in her work. After Bonheur, (Marie-) Rosa [Rosalie] (b Bordeaux, March 1822; 16 Fontainebleau, 25 sculptor. father, She May received her Raymond Bonheur ardent Saint-Simonian tic 1899). d Thomery, from her training an and artist who encouraged her making copies triumphant showing at the Paris Salon, USA and was widely disseminated tal- as a print. In 1887 Cornelius Vanderbilt purchased the Horse Fair for £53,000 and donated founded Metropolitan After i860 artis- career and independence.

Remaining in Italy the Death (Paris, for Ecole N. five years, missions for mural decorations in Paris. He intro- duced for the Ecole the by Pietro da Cortona and Michelangelo. i888). For the Besnard spent three years in London (1879-81), mature painterly to the development of his style. In a climate favourable for subject-matter in a decorative scientific scheme Besnard worked in an academic style influenced which were crucial (1895; untraced) Besnard was constantly employed on state com- subsequent entries were well received, and he example India, for and Alexandre Cabanel.

D (b Paris, 25 Jan 1846; (Paris, 1893) and the Clovis at the Battle of Tolbiac Baptism of Clovis executed in an academic Pantheon the for style. in He produced Paris, a series of 14 panels depicting the Passion of Christ for the Besson, Faustin (b Dole, Jura, 1882). 15 March 1821; d Paris, 1 March French painter. The son of the painter and sculptor Jean-Seraphin-Desire Besson (1795-1864), he was a pupil of A. Brune (1802-80), AlexandreGabriel Decamps and Jean Gigoux. He made his Douai. He executed four church of St Peter at sailles for the cupola of the church of Saint-Paul- Saint-Louis in Paris, gri- which were commissioned in 1873 and finished in 1875 and depicted St Louis, Charlemagne, Robert the Pious and Clovis.

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