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Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (14 December 1824 – 24 October 1898) was a French painter known for his mural painting, who came to be known as 'the painter for France'. He became the co-founder and president of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, and his work influenced many other artists, notably Robert Genin. Puvis de Chavannes was a prominent painter in the early Third Republic. Émile Zola described his work as "an art made of reason, passion, and will".
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He is known primarily for large decorative compositions of figures in landscapes. He is generally regarded as a precursor of Symbolism, but in reality he was independent of any contemporary movement; his works influenced both academic and avant-garde artists. French artist. Comment on works: history, mythology
Artist, Muralist, Decorative Artist, History Artist, Painter
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