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VIVIEN, Joseph

VIVIEN, Joseph Bildnis des Kurfersten Maximilian II oil painting on canvas
Bildnis des Kurfersten Maximilian II
Painting ID::  73195
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VIVIEN, Joseph Bildnis des Kurfersten Maximilian II oil painting on canvas



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  VIVIEN, Joseph
  French painter (b. 1657, Lyon, d. 1734, Bonn) French painter and pastellist, active in Germany. He trained in Paris in 1672 with the painter Fran?ois Bonnemers (1638-89), also attending the Acad?mie Royale, where his oil painting the Punishment of Adam and Eve (untraced) won a second prize in 1678. Only in 1698 was he received (re?u) at the Acad?mie, as a pastellist, on presentation of portraits of the sculptor Fran?ois Girardon and of the architect Robert de Cotte (both Paris, Louvre; see PASTEL, fig. 1). Having been commissioned to execute a pastel Self-portrait (Florence, Uffizi) by Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria, in 1699, the following year he was appointed the Elector's principal court painter (see WITTELSBACH). He henceforth divided his time between Paris, the Elector's courts at Brussels and Munich,
  Bildnis des Kurfersten Maximilian II
  Date between 1710 and 1720 Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 129 X 101 cm (50.79 X 39.76 in) cyf

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