08 Works, Today, March 2nd. is artist François Paul Auguste Quinsac’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #061

Paul François Quinsac (1858–1929)
Tentation de saint Antoine/ Temptation of Saint Anthony, circa 1888

Oil on canvas
23 x 47 cm
Private collection

François Paul Auguste Quinsac (2 March 1858, Bordeaux — May 1929, Bordeaux) was a French painter of the French School known as Academic art, a specialist in mythological and allegorical subjects, figures and landscapes. He studied with Jean-Léon Gérôme and later he became professor at the School of Fine Arts of Bordeaux (École des beaux-arts de Bordeaux [fr])…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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