Sitting for her Portrait. Frederik Hendrik Kaemmerer (Dutch, 1839-1902). Oil on canvas laid down on board. In 1865, attracted by new trends in art, Kaemmerer went to Paris and enrolled at the Académie des Beaux-Arts, where he studied with Jean-Léon Gérôme and switched to a more Academic style. For a time, he specialized in French genre scenes set in the 18th century, featuring elegant ladies with courteous men. In 1870, he held his first exhibition at the Salon and won a medal there in 1874.
Henri-Julien Dumont (1859-1921) was a French impressionist painter. His works were exhibited at the Salon and the Société des Artistes Indépendants. Henri-Julien Dumont's paintings were rewarded in 1900 with a bronze medal at the Universal exhibition. (Wikipedia) ("The Apple Blossoms" by Henri-Julien Dumont)
Paul Émile Chabas was a French painter and illustrator and member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts. He was born in Nantes, and had his artistic training under William-Adolphe Bouguereau and Tony Robert-Fleury. He first exhibited at the Salon in 1890. He was awarded a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900 and in 1912 received the Médaille d’honneur.
Exhibition of half-a-billion-dollar hoard taken from the Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes by US firm Odyssey opens
From a well-known family of Chios, Greek painter Theodoros Rallis Θεόδωρος Ράλλης [1852-1909] worked for a brief period in the commercial house of Rallis-Mavroyannis in London, but abandoned his entrepreneurial career and settled permanently in Paris, at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. There he studied painting under the academic teacher and Orientalist painter Jean-Leon Gerome until approximately 1880. In 1873 he took part in the Salon des Refuses.
Attributed to Baron François-Joseph Bosio (Monaco, 1768-1845) A Very Fine French 19th Century Patinated Bronze Bust of Louis XVIII, the gazing slightly to sinister profile, wearing a coat, cravat and a cloak decorated with fleurs-de-lis and medals is one of several versions of Bosio's depiction of Louis XVIII, most of which are currently exhibited in several Museums around the world and in private collections. Circa: 1815-1820. By repute: A gift of Louis XVIII to Duke Decazes; The Heim G...
Mary Baxter St. Clair, american painter, entered the world with a brush in her hand. Others remark that she paints with fairy dust. All are touched by her sense of wonder and marvel at her beautifully detailed paintings of wide-eyed children, ethereal angels, elusive fairies and piquant pixies, richly dressed in brilliant colors.
During his life, a Belgian painter Évariste Carpentier (1845-1922), achieved a great success. Throughout his career, he won many prizes and awards at international exhibitions, both in Europe and in the United States, receiving the golden medals at Antwerp, Munich and Berlin for Summer sun (1896), Paris, Amsterdam, Barcelona and Nice.