About Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard
Alexandre-Évariste Fragonard (26 October 1780, Grasse – 10 November 1850, Paris), son of Jean-Honoré Fragonard, was a French painter and sculptor in the troubadour style. He received his first training from his father and drew from him his piquant subjects and great facility, perfecting them under David.
His paintings include :
- François Ier armé chevalier
- François Ier recevant le Primatice (ceiling of the Louvre)
- the Bourgeois de Calais
- Jeanne d'Arc montant sur le bûcher
- Tasse lisant la Jérusalem délivrée
As a sculptor, he produced the old pediment of the Chambre des Députés and a colossal statue of Pichegru.
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