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Peintres de Normandie

Painters of Normandy

Anatole Marquet-Vasselot
1880-1888

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Description

Twelve stone busts of painters from Normandy (mainly from Rouen) on three façades of the Musée des Beaux-Arts:
    South façade (Rue Jean Lecanut):
  1. pesne - Jean Pesne (Rouen 1623 - Paris 1700), French painter and engraver.
  2. sacquespee - Adrien Sacquespée (Caudebec-en-Caux 1629 - Caudebec-en-Caux 1692), French painter (Wikipedia).
  3. court - Joseph-Désiré Court (Rouen 1797 - Paris 1865), French painter (Wikipedia).
  4. gericault - Théodore Géricault (Rouen 1791 - Paris 1824), French artist, painter and lithographer (Wikipedia).

    West façade (Rue Esplanade Marcel Duchamp):

  5. houel - Jean-Pierre Houël (Rouen 1735 - Paris 1813), French painter, engraver and draftsman (Wikipedia).
  6. restout - Jean II Restout (Rouen 1692 - Paris 1768), French painter (Wikipedia).
  7. jouvenet - Jean Jouvenet (Rouen 1644 - Paris 1717), French painter (Wikipedia).
  8. lasne - Michel Lasne (Caen 1590 - Paris 1667), French engraver, draughtsman and collector, made a portrait of Pierre Corneille Wikipedia).

    North façade (Rue Place Restout):

  9. lemire - Noël Le Mire (Rouen 1724 - Paris 1801), French draughtsman and engraver (Wikipedia).
  10. lemonnier - Anicet Charles Gabriel Lemonnier (Rouen 1743 - Paris 1824), French painter (Wikipedia).
  11. lebarbier - Jean-Jacques Le Barbier (Rouen 1738 - Paris 1826), French writer, illustrator and painter (Wikipedia).
  12. colombel - Nicolas Colombel (Sotteville-lès-Rouen 1644 - Paris 1717), French painter (Wikipedia).

Inscription(s)

The bust on the south façade are signed: A. de VASSELOT.

Sculptor

Tags

  • Colombel, Nicolas
  • Court, Joseph-Désiré
  • Géricault, Théodore
  • Houël, Jean-Pierre
  • Jouvenet, Jean
  • Lasne, Michel
  • Le Barbier, Jean-Jacques
  • Le Mire, Noël
  • Lemonnier, Anicet Charles Gabriel
  • Marquet-Vasselot, Anatole
  • Painter
  • Pesne, Jean
  • Restout, Jean II
  • Sacquespée, Adrien
  • Locatie (N 49°26'41" - E 1°5'39")

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