Pierre-Athanase Chauvin

Italian Landscape

Italian Landscape
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Author: Pierre-Athanase Chauvin
Landscape, Painting, Oil on canvas, 31x31 cm
Origin: France, Early 19th century

Pierre-Athanase Chauvin was a close friend of Ingres and studied under the landscape artist Pierre-Henri Valenciennes . Throughout his career, he remained faithful to the principles of Classical art. Chauvin's paintings are all constructed in very similar fashion: the picture framed by hills, trees or architectural monuments, the space - with rare exceptions - built up of layers of horizontal planes. In terms of style and execution they also reveal little variety: a static composition, calligraphically precise drawing and a cold, light colour scheme dominated by light blue skies, dark blue sea and rich green vegetation, constrasting with the warm, sandy-brown tones of the earth and buildings.

Style: Neo-Classicism
Source of entry: Museum of the Academy of Arts, Petrograd, 1922
Exibition: French Art: 19th - 20th centuries

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