12 Works, November 22st. is Charles Meynier’s day, his art, illustrated with footnotes #240

Charles Meynier (–1832)
Detail; Wisdom Defending Youth from the Arrows of Love, c. 1810

Oil on canvas
242 x 206 cm
National Gallery of Canada

Charles Meynier (1763 or 1768, Paris — 1832, Paris) was a French painter of historical subjects in the late 18th and early 19th century. He was a contemporary of Antoine-Jean Gros und Jacques-Louis David…

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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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