Monday, August 2, 2010

Gustave Boulanger

Gustave Clarence Rodolphe Boulanger (1824-88) was a French figure painter. He was born at Paris, studied with Delaroche and Jollivet, and in 1849 took the Prix de Rome. His paintings are prime examples of academic art of the time, particularly history painting.

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Reception Of An Emir
An Arab Horseman
The Slave Market
Hercules at the Feet of Omphale.
1861. Oil on canvas 236x173cm
The Flower Girl
La Danse Amoureuse
Woman With an Urn
La Fille De Ferme

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