(1853 - 1937)
Georges Francois P. Laugee was active/lived in France. Georges Laugee is known for portrait and peasant figure in landscape painting.
Biography Georges Laugee
French, b. 1853
Georges Francois Laugée was a painter of peasant subjects, following one of the dominant trends within nineteenth-century French painting. While many painters of this genre were beginning to take a more naturalistic approach, Laugée followed the lead of such masters as Jules Breton and William Bouguereau, and imbued his figures with a noble composure and monolithic presence.
Laugée began his studies under his father, Désiré-François Laugée, entering the Ecole des Beaux-Arts at age eighteen to study with Isidore Pils and Henri Lehmann. One can see the influence of his father in his depictions of peasants in the landscape, as well as the quality of line that he acquired from Lehmann.
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