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PIERRE JULES MENE (1810-1879)
Pierre Jules Mene, (P. J. Mene), was born in Paris in March of 1810 and died in Paris, (number 9 Rue de L'Entrepot), on May 21, 1879. The son of a metal turner, he received his earliest teaching on sculpture and founding from his father. Although mostly self-taught, Mene was encouraged by sculptor Rene Compaire. He was influenced by two painters: Landseer of England with his expressive sentimentality, as well as Carle Vernet o (showing 500 of 4115 characters).