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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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