ALEXANDRE CABANEL (French / 1823-1889)

Alexandre Cabanel was born in Montpellier. He studied under Picot at the École des Beaux-Arts, and won the Prix de Rome in 1845. In 1863 Cabanel was named a member of the Institut, and made a professor at the Beaux-Arts. Cabanel was one of the most accomplished of the Salon painters of historical, religious and mythological scenes that were the pinnacle of French art before the revolution of Impressionism. In 1876 Cabanel's painting Le poète florentin sold at auction for 56,000 francs, while a Monet struggled to fetch a few hundred.

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Selected prints by ALEXANDRE CABANEL

La sulamite, 1876

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