(1839 - 1929)
Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel was active/lived in France. Adolphe Lesrel is known for figure painting.
Biography Adolphe Lesrel
Alexandre Lesrel was born at Genet in France on 19th May, 1839. He
studied painting and was greatly influenced by the famous French artist
Jean-Louis Meissonier (1815-1891), who painted detailed military subjects.
During the 19th century people developed a vivid fascination for
the past. This was particularly true in France where memories of the
recently deposed monarchy were still strong and the political situation
was volatile. Paintings emphasized the human qualities of the subjects,
and in Lesrel's works he alludes to the paternal qualities of the
monarchy by painting the King's men at ease in their domestic
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