10 Works, Today, March 13th. is artist Pierre-Narcisse Guérin’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #071

Pierre-Narcisse Guérin (1774–1833)
Death of Cato the Younger

Award-winning entry for the Prix de Rome (1797)
Oil on canvas
123 × 163 cm
Musée de Tessé, Le Mans, France

Pierre-Narcisse, baron Guérin (13 March 1774–6 July 1833) was a French painter born in Paris…

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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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