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Going to Prayers, (painting)

Artist:
Breton, Jules Adolphe b. 1827
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 230
"Paris. b. Courrieres, 1827. Pupil of Drolling and Devigne. Officer of the Legion of Honor. " He is at once a painter of landscapes and of human nature. The two are harmonized in all his works in such just proportion, and with such equal ability and care brought to the representa- tion of each, that he occupies the rare position of excelling in two distinct branches of art. In each he shows a deep, reverential sympathy in the presence of nature. His eye for color is almost faultless, and his technical capacity is beyond question. . . . in hard times he is one of the few artists who finds the prices of his paintings constantly rising. It is perhaps not too much to assign to jules breton the leading place in the contemporary French school. - S.G.W. Benjamin, Contemporary Art in Europe." [P. 35; ellipses appear in catalogue.]
Catalogue of Works of Art in the Art Building of the Southern Exposition at Louisville, Ky. Prepared by Charles M. Kurtz. Published for the Art Committee by John P. Morton and Company, 1883.
Artist address: Paris, France.
Artist professional affiliation: F.L.H.
Topic:
Religion--Prayer
Figure
Control number:
AECI 03850231
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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