Alexandre Cabanel

(1823 - 1889)
Alexandre Cabanel was a French painter. He painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style. He was also well known as a portrait painter. According to Diccionario Enciclopedico Salvat, Cabanel is the best representative of the L'art pompier, and was Napoleon III's preferred painter.

Cabanel entered the École des Beaux-Ar...
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