Fernand Cormon

1845-1924 France/Realism

 

Brief Biography-Fernand Cormon of Paris began is studies with Jean-François Portaels in Brussels and completed his studies under Alexandre Cabanel and Eugène Fromentin in Paris. He entered the Salon in 1868 where he won awards for two of his paintings, his subjects were historical and religious. He spent some time in Tunisia before returning to Paris to set up his art school. He achieved a high standing and mentored many notable students. Two of his more wayward students were Vincent van Gogh and Toulouse Lautrec.

 

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a friend's lunch

a friend's lunch


an iron foundry

an iron foundry


anticipation

anticipation

Cain flying before
Jehovah's Curse

Cain flying before Jehovah's Curse


femme au narguile

femme au narguile


going fishing

going fishing


harem

harem

murder in
the seraglio

murder in the seraglio

the deposed
favorite

the deposed favorite

the
new favorite

the new favorite