academic art

Alfred Stevens – Belgian painter

Alfred Stevens – Belgian painter

Alfred Stevens – Belgian painter  Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens (11 May 1823 – 24 August 1906) was a Belgian painter, known for his paintings of elegant modern women. Stevens was born in Brussels. He came from a family involved with the visual arts: his older brother Joseph (1816–1892) and his son Léopold (1866–1935) were […]

Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel – French painter

Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel – French painter

Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel – French painter  Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel (19 May 1839 – 25 February 1929) was a French painter. His paintings are exhibited at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nantes and the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. He specialized in historical genre paintings. At a 2012 Sotheby’s auction, one of his paintings, The […]