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Painting ID::  72018
Apollo Revealing his Divinity before the Shepherdess Isse
1750(1750) Oil on canvas 129 x 158 cm (50.79 x 62.2 in)

Francois Boucher Apollo Revealing his Divinity before the Shepherdess Isse oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      


Painting ID::  73512
Apollo Revealing his Divinity before the Shepherdess Isse
1750(1750) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 129 X 158 cm (50.79 X 62.2 in) cyf

Francois Boucher Apollo Revealing his Divinity before the Shepherdess Isse oil painting reproduction


   
 

 

 
   
      

Francois Boucher
French Rococo Era Painter, 1703-1770 Francois Boucher seems to have been perfectly attuned to his times, a period which had cast off the pomp and circumstance characteristic of the preceding age of Louis XIV and had replaced formality and ritual by intimacy and artificial manners. Boucher was very much bound to the whims of this frivolous society, and he painted primarily what his patrons wanted to see. It appears that their sight was best satisfied by amorous subjects, both mythological and contemporary. The painter was only too happy to supply them, creating the boudoir art for which he is so famous. Boucher was born in Paris on Sept. 29, 1703, the son of Nicolas Boucher, a decorator who specialized in embroidery design. Recognizing his sons artistic potential, the father placed young Boucher in the studio of François Lemoyne, a decorator-painter who worked in the manner of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Though Boucher remained in Lemoynes studio only a short time, he probably derived his love of delicately voluptuous forms and his brilliant color palette from the older masters penchant for mimicking the Venetian decorative painters.
Apollo Revealing his Divinity before the Shepherdess Isse
1750(1750) Medium Oil on canvas Dimensions 129 X 158 cm (50.79 X 62.2 in) cyf

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