Pierre Puvis de Chavannes

French, 1824–1889


Pierre Puvis de Chavannes was an accomplished and sought-after muralist in the 19th century; his major public commissions include pieces for the Panthéon, the Sorbonne, and the Hôtel de Ville in Paris. He created his murals using the marouflage …

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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 1 more
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