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Flandrin, René Auguste

French, 1804-1842
  • 1834
    Oil on Canvas
    31.5 x 26 in.
    Listing no. 1765
    NOW: $65,000.00

About this Artist

Auguste Flandrin is the brother of the painters Paul and Hippolyte Flandrin. He was based in Lyon and exhibited in both the Lyon and Paris Salons. There are two of his drawings in the collection of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. Although there is not much known about René, he was respected enough as a painter by his peers to warrant a posthumous tribute exhibition of his work in the Paris Salon of 1843.

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Salons Where Exhibited:

1831 Lyon, Palace of Commerce and Arts:
"View of the Charabotte waterfall in Bugey"
Full-length portrait of HRH the Duke Ferdinand-Philippe of Orleans

Paris , Salon of 1839
"Savonarola preaching in the San Miniato church in Florence"
"Rest after bathing"
"Interior view of San Miniato in Florence"
"Portrait of a man"

Paris, Salon of 1843
posthumous tribute, exhibition of the same works as in 1839.


Public Collections:

Paris , Louvre Museum
"Portrait of a young woman", half-body , graphite on tracing paper
"Three children reading", 1838, graphite
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