Charles Gleyre (1806-1874). The Reformed Romantic

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Paris, Musee d’Orsay -France has so far never devoted monographic exhibition to Charles Gleyre. Yet it occupies a major place in the academic painting in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century.  The smooth perfection of his bill and mostly mythological subjects have long to believe in a cold esthete, conventional and blind to the revolutions of his time . However, research in art history have raised awareness of the important role of his studio, which came out as Jean-Leon Gerome Claude Monet and Frederic Bazille. In addition, rereading his work, the foremost of which is the psychoanalytic analysis Michel Thevoz published in 1980, did reappear exciting contradictions of the artist as his work. under the sign of the spleen and the ideal, the exhibition offers an opportunity, through major loans cantonal Museum of fine arts, to plunge happily into the illusions of academicism.

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