Paul François Quinsac
(1858 - 1932)
Paul François Quinsac was active/lived in France. Paul Quinsac is known for painting.
Biography Paul François Quinsac
Paul Quinsac was an accomplished painter trained in the 19th century canon of the French Academy that privileged classically drawn figures executed in mythological and historical genre scenes over the avant-garde experimentation of the Romantics and later Impressionists. He studied under Jean-Leon Gerome and regularly exhibited at the Salon, winning honorable mentions at the Salon of 1884 and the Universal Exposition of 1900 and a third class medal at the Universal Exposition of 1900. In 1901 Quinsac became a professor of art and drawing at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux, and was awarded the prestigious Legion of Honor in 1908. This stunning allegory of sculpture was part of a larger commission/series Quinsac painted on the theme of t
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