Alexandre Cabanel Paintings
His painting Birth of Venus is one of the best known examples of 19th century academic painting. The picture was bought by the emperor Napoleon III there is also a smaller replica at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
-Alexandre Cabanel - successful academic painter 1823-1889
About Alexandre Cabanel: the French painter, Alexandre Cabanel was born in Montpellier, Herault. He painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style. He was also well-known as a portrait painter. Alexandre Cabanel is the best representative of L'art pompier and Napoleon III's preferred painter.
Alexandre Cabanel Paintings for sale - Handmade Canvas Art Reproductions