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Emile Jean Horace Vernet

 (1789 - 1863)
Emile Jean Horace Vernet was active/lived in France.  Emile Vernet is known for battle scenes, portrait, figure and Arab subject paintings.

Emile Jean Horace Vernet

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Émile Jean-Horace Vernet was a French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist Arab subjects. He was born to Carle Vernet, another famous painter, who was himself a son of Claude Joseph Vernet. He was born in the Paris Louvre, while his parents were staying there during the French Revolution. Vernet quickly developed a disdain for the high-minded seriousness of academic French art influenced by Classicism, and decided to paint subjects taken mostly from contemporary culture. Therefore, he began depicting the French soldier in a more familiar, vernacular manner rather than in an idealized, Davidian fashion. Some of his paintings that represent French soldiers in a more direct, less idealizing style, include Dog of the Regiment, Trum  ...  Displaying 750 of 2702 characters.

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About  Emile Jean Horace Vernet

Born:  1789 - Paris, France
Died:   1863 - Paris, France
Known for:  battle scenes, portrait, figure and Arab subject paintings