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Queen Sheba on board of Lorraine

Postby Derexbrown » Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:28 am

The three representatives of the French painting in the seventeenth century, Poussin, Lorraine and Diocai, have a common and interesting phenomenon that they are almost all spent their lives in Italy, both to the Italian art, but will Their French national characteristics penetrate into the artistic creation, which has a direct impact on Italy, while they represent the highest achievements of the French painting. Why did they leave their homeland to go to Italy? On the one hand, of course, the art of Italy has great appeal, on the other hand because France in the mid-seventeenth century, the monarchy is very strict rule, the court to promote the luxury of Baroque art and "painting must be decorated services", which makes talent Of the artists deeply bound, they yearn for the freedom of artistic creation, they have to go to Italy.
Lorraine to Italy, then have his own special experience. He was formerly known as Claude Chonai (1600 ** 1682), was born in the French town of Chalmany, is an orphan, for people to cattle. At the age of thirteen he followed a group of cooks to Rome and became servants of the painter Agusto Darcy (1580 ** 1644). This accidental chance he touches the painting. Despite his low level of education, his perception of painting talent is very high, in the Western painting when the show shows rare rare talent. He later went to Venice, Munich, also returned to the motherland, in Lyon, Marseille lived a short time, later returned to Italy, settled in Rome, his life. The following are the same as the "
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