(1796 - 1860)
Jean-Claude Bonnefond was active/lived in France. JeanClaude Bonnefond is known for Classical figure and genre painting.
Biography Jean-Claude Bonnefond
Jean-Claude Bonnefond, who was born at Lyons in 1796, studied under Révoil, and became successful in representing scenes from peasant life. About 1826 he went to Rome, and became influenced by the style of Robert and Schnetz, and painted sacred as well as genre subjects.
In 1831 he became Director of the Art School at Lyons, and in 1837 a member of the Academy. He died in that city in 1860. In the Museum of Lyons there are the following paintings by him —
The Bed-chamber, 1824.
A Woman tired with traveling, succoured by monks, 1827.
The Ceremony of the Holy Water, on the day of Epiphany, at the church of the Greek-Catholics at Rome, 1831.
Portrait of Jacquard, 1834. (Commissioned, by the t
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