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VIGNON, Claude Croesus Receiving Tribute from a Lydian Peasant  et oil painting


Croesus Receiving Tribute from a Lydian Peasant et
Painting ID::  9645
VIGNON, Claude
Croesus Receiving Tribute from a Lydian Peasant et
1629 Oil on canvas, 105 x 149 cm Mus??e des Beaux-Arts, Tours

   
   
     

VIGNON, Claude The Young Singer  et oil painting


The Young Singer et
Painting ID::  9646
VIGNON, Claude
The Young Singer et
1622-23 Oil on canvas, 95 x 90 cm Mus??e du Louvre, Paris

   
   
     

VIGNON, Claude rThe Young Singer (mk05) oil painting


rThe Young Singer (mk05)
Painting ID::  20368
VIGNON, Claude
rThe Young Singer (mk05)
37 1/2 x 35 1/2''(95 x 90 cm).Given in 1966 R.F

   
   
     

VIGNON, Claude Esther before Ahasuerus oil painting


Esther before Ahasuerus
Painting ID::  29653
VIGNON, Claude
Esther before Ahasuerus
1624 Oil on canvas, 80 x 119 cm

   
   
     

VIGNON, Claude The Hills at Triel oil painting


The Hills at Triel
Painting ID::  54052
VIGNON, Claude
The Hills at Triel
mk235 c.1881 Oil on canvas 46.4x55.4cm

   
   
     

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     VIGNON, Claude
     French Baroque Era Painter, 1593-1670 French painter, printmaker and illustrator. Born into a prosperous family in Tours, he received his early training in Paris, probably in Jacob Bunel's studio. In 1609-10 he travelled to Rome; although his presence there is recorded only in 1618-20, he was probably based there throughout that decade, becoming a member of the community of young French artists that included Simon Vouet and Valentin de Boullogne. They were all predominantly influenced by the art of Caravaggio and of his most direct follower Bartolomeo Manfredi. Vignon's severe half-length figures (St Paul, Turin, Gal. Sabauda; Four Church Fathers, on loan to Cambridge, Fitzwilliam), executed possibly even earlier than 1615, are in a Caravaggesque style, as are his paintings of singers, musicians and drinkers (e.g. the Young Singer, Paris, Louvre), although the latter group owes more to the style of contemporary genre painting. However, Vignon was already showing an interest in new artistic experiments, the origins of which were northern, Venetian and Mannerist. His sensitivity to the splendid colouring of Venice and to the art of Jacques Bellange, Georges Lallemand and Jacques Callot is manifest in his Martyrdom of St Matthew (1617; Arras, Mus. B.-A.), a work with striking references to Caravaggio's painting of the same subject (Rome, S Luigi dei Francesi), and still more so in his Adoration of the Magi (1619; Dayton, OH, A. Inst.), which also shows clear links with the art of several precursors of Rembrandt, including Adam Elsheimer, Pieter Lastman, Jakob Pynas and particularly Leonard Bramer.

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