Jules-Élie Delaunay

1828-1891 France

 

Brief Biography-Jules-Elie Delaunay the academic artist from Nantes painted landscapes, portraits and history subjects. He studied under Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. On winning the Prix de Rome he travelled to Rome where he stayed for four years. When he returned to Paris he became a member of the Academy of Fine Arts in 1879 and subsequently led a successful career painting frescos. Portraiture was one of his more fruitful fields however some of his most noted works were the Opera Garnier in the staircase of the City Hall of Paris and the nave of the Pantheon Paris.

 

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Caesar and His
Fortune

Caesar and His Fortune

David
Triumphant

David Triumphant

Death
of Nessus

Death of Nessus

Mademoiselle
Brousset

Mademoiselle Stephanie Brousset

Sappho Embracing
his Lyre

Sapho Embracing his Lyre

The
Evangelists

The Evangelists

Jacques Bizet
as a Child

Jacques Bizet as a Child

Punta Campanella Seen from Capri

Punta Campanella Seen from Capri


Sappho

Sappho

The Artist's
Father

The Artist's Father

Francois
Regnier

Francois-Pierre Regnier

General
Mellinet

General Mellinet


Hesperia

Hesperia


Attila

Attila

Alphee
Dubois

Alphee Dubois


Diane

Diane

Jehan-Lois
Tanguy

Jehan-Lois Tanguy

Communion of
the Apostles

Communion of the Apostles

Ixion Plunged
into Hades

Ixion Plunged into Hades

Daphnis
and Chloe

Daphnis and Chloe

Josephine
Gante

Josephine Gante

Legouve
Ernest

Legouve Ernest

Leon
Mestayer

Leon Mestayer

Madame
Georges Bizet

Madame Georges Bizet

Madame
Georges Guiard

Madame Georges Guiard

Madame Marie
Toulmouche

Madame Marie Toulmouche

Madame
Mestayer

Madame Mestayer

Madame Raoul-
Alfred Philippe

Madame Raoul-Alfred Philippe

Self-
portrait

Self-portrait

Portrait
with a Cap

Self-Portrait with a Cap

Plague
in Rome

Plague in Rome