(1845 - 1924)
Fernand Cormon was active/lived in France. Fernand Cormon is known for religious and classical theme painting, teaching.
Biography Fernand Cormon
Fernand Cormon (24 December 1845 - 20 March 1924) was a French painter born in Paris. He became a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel, Eugène Fromentin, and Jean-François Portaels, one of the leading historical painters of modern France.
At an early age he attracted attention for the perceived sensationalism in his art, although for a time his powerful brush focused with particular delight on scenes of bloodshed, such as the Murder in the Seraglio (1868) and the Death of Ravara, King of Lanka at the Toulouse Museum.
The Musée d'Orsay has his Cain Fying Before Jehovah's Curse; and for the Mairie of the fourth arrondissement of Paris he executed in grisaille a series of panels: Birth, Death, Marriage, War, et
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