Alexandre Cabanel Paintings

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His painting Birth of Venus is one of the best known examples of 19th century academic painting. The picture was bought by the emperor Napoleon III there is also a smaller replica at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
-Alexandre Cabanel - successful academic painter 1823-1889

About Alexandre Cabanel: the French painter, Alexandre Cabanel was born in Montpellier, Herault. He painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style. He was also well-known as a portrait painter. Alexandre Cabanel is the best representative of L'art pompier and Napoleon III's preferred painter.

Alexandre Cabanel Paintings - Handmade Canvas Art Reproductions

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