DAC Collection Artist Information
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
French painter and draftsman
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
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.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500008870.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Pierre Puvis de Chavannes:
|Pierre Puvis de Chavannes||Normandie, 1893||Lithograph|
|Pierre Puvis de Chavannes||L’Espérance, 1869||Collotype on wove paper|
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