(1833 - 1916)
Gaston Casimir Saint-Pierre was active/lived in France. Gaston SaintPierre is known for female figure and portrait painting, nude figures, decoration, orientalism.
Biography Gaston Saint-Pierre
Gaston Casimir Saint-Pierre was a painter of genre, portraits and mythological scenes in both oils and the difficult medium of pastel*. He was considered to be one of the most gifted painters of his time, viewed by his contemporary's qualities.
He was born in Nimes on May 12th, 1833 and commenced his studies at the Paris Salon* under the esteemed eyes of both Leo Cogniet and Charles Francois Jalabrt. As mentor's they instilled in him, not only their solid bedrock of academic knowledge and technique, but were also a great inspiration to him, guiding and nurturing his natural talent.
Saint-Pierre made his debut at the Paris Salon in 1861 and showed many works at Salon of French Artists, an ins
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