Alexandre Cabanel
French, 1823-1889
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Alexandre Cabanel
French, 1823-1889
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Alexandre Cabanel was amongst the leading academic French painters of the 19th century, along with …

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Alexandre Cabanel was amongst the leading academic French painters of the 19th century, along with his rival, Adolphe William Bouguereau. The influence of fellow French artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and the Rococo color palette are strongly evident in Cabanel’s most iconic work, The Birth of Venus (1862). The …

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