20 Works, December 24th. is Fernand Cormon’s day, his art, illustrated with footnotes #254

Fernand Cormon
Bacchanalia of nymphs and satyrs

Oil on canvas
90 x 130 cm
Private collection

Fernand Cormon (24 December 1845–20 March 1924) was a French painter born in Paris. He became a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel, Eugène Fromentin, and Jean-François Portaels, and one of the leading historical painters of modern France.

His father was the playwright Eugène Cormon. His mother was Charlotte Furais, the actress…

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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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