Pierre-Jules Jollivet

1794-1871 France History/Genre

 

Brief Biography-Pierre-Jules Jollivet from Paris was a painter and lithographer. He didn't begin painting until he was twenty eight at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris; one of his mentors was Antoine-Jean Gros. History and genre scenes were to become is specialty. He spent time in Spain working on a catalogue of the art collection of Ferdinand VI. When he returned to Paris he worked on religious commissions along with his historical works. One of is most noted works was the Trinity above the main door of the Church of Saint Vincent de Paul in Paris. Nudity in some of his paintings caused scandal and they were removed in 1861, not to be restored until 2011. He was known to have taught Gustav Boulanger.

 

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the creation
of eve

the creation of eve by Pierre-Jules Jollivet

the original
sin

the original sin

adam and eve
expelled

adam and eve expelled from paradise

the
trinity

the trinity

the battle of
agnadello

the battle of agnadello

pierre poacher
contemplating loot

pierre poacher contemplating his loot

philip III called the
bold, king of france

philip three called the bold king of france

adoration of
the magi

adoration of the magi