06 Works, Today, March 6th. is artist Jean Pierre Alexandre Antigna’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #064

Alexandre Antigna (1817–1878)
Women Bathing, c. 1870s
62 x 112 cm
Oil on canvas
Musée de Trouville / Musée Villa Montebello

Jean Pierre Alexandre Antigna (March 7, 1817 — February 26, 1878) was a French painter.

Antigna was born in Orléans, France, where his earliest training took place On October 9, 1837, he entered the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris where he was a pupil of Sebastien Norblin de la Gourdaine as well as the renowned Paul Delaroche.

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Author: Zaidan Art Blog

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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