The Splendor of French Paintings

START: Feb 4, 2020 END: Mar 29, 2020

Masterpieces by the 17th-century classic painter Claude Lorrain, by 18th-century Rococo painters such as François Boucher and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (Marie Antoinette’s favorite portrait painter) or by 19th-century Academician William-Adolphe Bouguereau will illustrate the formation and transformation of the “Grande Manière” innate in the French paintings.

©Christophe Deronne
Nicolas Poussin Coriolanus Entreated by His Wife and His Mother ca. 1652–1653 Oil on canvas Musée Nicolas Poussin, Les Andelys

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Photo©RMN-Grand Palais / Agence Bulloz / distributed by AMF
François Boucher Apollo Revealing His Divinity to the Shepherdess Isse 1750 Oil on canvas Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tours

Photo©RMN-Grand Palais / Jacques Quecq d’Henripret / distributed by AMF
Claude-Joseph Vernet Sea, Sunset 1748 Oil on canvas Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille

Published: Jan 20, 2020 / Last Updated: Mar 26, 2020

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