Ghent portrait of officer under restoration, presumably under Charles x. French school of the nineteenth century. The painting has been reworked and perhaps slightly shortened.
A vignette on the back indicates that the painting represents a general or a lieutenant general by movoisin. This is likely a transcription error. The treatment of this portrait is quite particular to find a similarity with the self-portrait of monvoisin. Frame dimensions: 98 x 83 cm.
Frame dimensions: 81 x 65 cm. Although he began a career in the army, on the indication of his father, monvoisin chose, in 1808, to devote himself fully to painting.
To go to Paris where he was employed at the workshop stone-narcissus guerin. With whom he worked on mythological themes. Which attracted all the attention of the artists and scientists of the time. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Versailles.
And his work soon earned him the support of critics and his works had a real commercial success. It was used by traders, bankers and other members of the new emerging middle class. He begins at the louvre salon.Among others, he paints a depiction of the death of the poet Nicolas Golbert. This oil on canvas is kept today at the museum of public assistance - Paris hospitals. In 1837, he made the 9 Thermidor, a painting all in shades of gray and illustrating the event of the fall of Robespierre. Work kept at the Museum of the French Revolution.
The fame he acquired in France. He earned him the legion of honor. After getting recognition at all, he went to Italy. Where he got a scholarship.To study at the Villa Medici. Academy of France in Rome. Interested in the possibilities offered by the newly independent states of South America. And from there, to chile. He received an official invitation from the government.
Chilean to run the Academy of Fine Arts in Santiago (Chile). Who was officially created on. Preceded by his glory, he was introduced to prominent families; he acquired a reputation as a successful portrait painter. His works had a decisive influence in the new Chilean society, which acquired the inclinations of European fashion, especially French. He devoted his efforts to many different activities during his stay in Chile.
He traveled throughout the country, investing in mines. His early years as a drawing teacher in Paris helped him to train famous artists such as francisco mandiola. With the French painter clara godson. He returned to France in 1858.
But his fame had disappeared. He died in poverty in 1870. Port USA, Canada, Middle East: 149 euros. Port rest of the world, Australia, China ... Add to Wishlist Check out my other items.
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