Charles André Van Loo

1705-1765 France/Baroque

 

Brief Biography-Charles-André van Loo, commonly known as Carle van Loo, was born in Nice. He was the most successful painter and sculptor of the Van Loo family. His uncle, Jean Baptiste instructed him and sent him to Rome to study under Benedetto Luti, and Carle Learned sculptor under Pierre Le Gros. He departed Rome in 1719, the year le Gros died, and made this way to Turin and Paris. In 1727, Carle returned to Rome where he received a knighthood from the Pope and gained first prize at the Academy of Saint Luke for design. After his return to Paris in 1734, Carle van Loo became a Knight of the Order of Saint Michael, court painter to the King and by 1763, was Director of the Academy. He died of apoplexy in 1765.

 

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Adoration

Adoration of the Mages

Aeneas

Aeneas Carrying Anchises

Architecture

Allegory of Architecture

Amymone

Amymone and Neptune

The Grand Turk

The Grand Turk Giving a Concert to his Mistress

Bear Hunt

Bear Hunt

Cupid of Amor

Cupid of Amor Exerciseing his Troops

Cupid Shooting

Cupid Shooting a Bow

Elisabeth I

Elisabeth I of Russia

Halt During Hunt

Halt During the Hunt

Human Academy

Human Academy

Louis XV

Louis fourtheenth of France

Marie Leszczynska

Marie Leszczynska Queen of France

Miss Clairon

Miss Clairon in Medea

Ms de Lomenie

Ms de Lomenie born Brienne Fizeau

Sultan Concert

The Concert of the Sultan#

Sultane

Sultane

Louis XV

Portrait of Louis fourteenth of France

Perseus

Perseus and Andromeda

Queen Marie

Queen Marie Leczinska

Architecture

Architecture

Painting

Painting

Sculpture

Sculpture

Music

Music

Architecture Two

Architecture Two

Painting Two

Painting Two

Sculpture Two

Sculpture Two

Mam de Pompadour

Madame de Pompadour

The Three Graces

The Three Graces

Rosnyvinen

Portrait of Innocent Rosnyvinen Worst Guillemette

Baron Francois

Baron Francois de Chambrier Chamberlain to the King of Prussia

Self-portrait

Self-portrait

comte de provence

comte de provence

bacchus and ariadne

bacchus and ariadne

mercury and argus

mercury and argus

noli me tangere

noli me tangere

the virgin

the virgin