Jacques-Laurent Agasse

1767-1849 Switzerland

 

Brief Biography-J.L Agasse was born into a wealthy family in Geneva where he studied art at an early age. He went on to further his studies in Paris in 1787, there he was a pupil of Jacques-Louis David. His interests were mostly studies of animals. In 1800, an Englishman impressed by his work, took him on as a patron and brought him to England. He spent the last 20 years of his life in London.

 

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The Nubian
Giraffe

The Nubian Giraffe

A bay racehorse
held by a trainer

a bay racehorse held by a trainer

a
donkey

a donkey

a grey pony and
a black charger

a grey pony and a black charger in a stable

a lady's
grey hunter

a lady's grey hunter

clouded
leopards

clouded leopards

dash a setter in a
wooded landscape

dash a setter in a wooded landscape

edinburgh and
london royal mail

edinburgh and london royal mail

emma
powles

emma powles

greyhounds in
a landscape

greyhounds in a landscape

groom mounted on a chestnut hunter

groom mounted on a chestnut hunter he holds a bay hunter

groom with a string
of carthorses

groom with a string of carthorses and a dog

group of
whelps

group of whelps bred between a lion and a tigress


guanaco

guanaco

irving with his
black hunter

irving with his black hunter beneath a blasted oak and hounds being put into a covert beyond

lord bingley's
hunter

lord bingley s hunter

lord rivers's stud
farm stratfield saye

lord rivers's stud farm stratfield saye

old smithfield
market

old smithfield market

rural landscape with
a ploughman resting

rural landscape with a ploughman resting with his animals

study of
a fox

study of a fox

study of a
grey horse

study of a grey horse

the hard
word

the hard word

the wellesley
grey arabian

the wellesley grey arabian led through the desert

tiger in
a cave

tiger in a cave

two leopards lying
in the exeter

two leopards lying in the exeter


Zebra

Zebra


vicunas

vicunas

an arab
stallion

an arab stallion

dog in a
landscape

dog in a landscape

edward
cross

edward cross

grey
hunter

grey hunter

head of a
bay horse

head of a bay horse

self portrait
with horse

self portrait with horse

the chalon family
in london

the chalon family in london

two terriers by
a mossy bank

two terriers by a mossy bank

A Grey Arab
Stallion

A Grey Arab Stallion

Audeoud
Fazy Sun

Audeoud Fazy Sun

Rolla
and Portia

Rolla and Portia

The
Playground

The Playground

The
Flower Seller

The Flower Seller

Portrait
of a Horse

Portrait of a Horse

Last Stage on
the Road

The Last Stage on the Portsmouth Road

Landing at
Westminster Bridge

Landing at Westminster Bridge

A
Male Quagga

A Male Quagga

White
Horse in Pasture

White Horse in Pasture

study of
dogs

study of dogs