Pierre Puvis De Chavannes

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Style: Symbolism;

Place: Lyon

Born: 1824

Death: 1898


Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (14 December 1824 – 24 October 1898) was a French painter best known for his mural painting, who came to be known as 'the painter for France'. He became the co-founder and president of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, and his work influenced many other artists, notably Robert Genin. Puvis de Chavannes was a prominent ...

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