(1850 - 1924)
Jean Francois Raffaelli was active/lived in France. Jean Raffaelli is known for still life, animal and landscape painting, etching.
Biography Jean Raffaelli
An artist who tread the line between various styles of painting and who created an oeuvre diverse in both subject and style, Jean François Raffaelli typifies the aesthetic and political concerns of his time. An advocate of a philosophical art that reflected modern sociological conditions, the majority of Raffaëlli's work surrounds the new, modern city of Paris. Throughout the course of his career, he focused his attention on the downtrodden rag-pickers and wanderers living on the fringes of society, on the growing suburbs of Paris, and on the vibrant street life of the city. His works display both the bustling city and a segment of humanity hidden from public view and largely overlooked by other artists, thereby portraying Paris
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