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The Death of Alcestis, or The Heroism of Conjugal Love, 1794

Oil on canvas
42 1/10 × 37 4/5 in
107 × 96 cm
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Galerie Michel Descours
Lyon
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Scion of a humble Aix-en-Provence family, the young Pierre Peyron was encouraged towards a career …

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Scion of a humble Aix-en-Provence family, the young Pierre Peyron was encouraged towards a career in art by the painter Dandré-Bardon. Arriving in Paris in 1767, he enrolled in the atelier of Lagrenée the Elder, from whom he acquired a taste for the forms of antiquity and a sense of restraint, both in the …

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Galerie Michel Descours
Lyon
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Scion of a humble Aix-en-Provence family, the young Pierre Peyron was encouraged towards a career …

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Scion of a humble Aix-en-Provence family, the young Pierre Peyron was encouraged towards a career in art by the painter Dandré-Bardon. Arriving in Paris in 1767, he enrolled in the atelier of Lagrenée the Elder, from whom he acquired a taste for the forms of antiquity and a sense of restraint, both in the …

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The Death of Alcestis, or The Heroism of Conjugal Love, 1794

Oil on canvas
42 1/10 × 37 4/5 in
107 × 96 cm
This is a unique work.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Read our FAQ.