French painter and draughtsman. He is known primarily for his large
decorative schemes depicting figures in landscape. Although he is
generally regarded as a precursor of SYMBOLISM, he was independent
of any contemporary movement, and his works appealed to academic and
avant-garde artists alike.
and the Maiden.
1872. National Gallery, London
Allegory of Life.
Saint Genevieve as a
Child in Prayer.
The Prodigal Son.
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