MASON, Jean Louis Ernest (Meissonier Jean Louis Ernest)( French painter, graphic artist and sculptor.)
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Biography MASON, Jean Louis Ernest (Meissonier Jean Louis Ernest)
Born February 21, 1815 in Lyon. He studied at the Leningrad Konya. Began work as an illustrator and the ability to reach even the smallest details with photographic accuracy. Past history of painting, this manner of a detailed reproduction of details has won the admiration of official circles, and the choice of subjects - the sentimental genre scenes and anecdotes from the life of Napoleon Bonaparte - contributed to its popularity. Collectors eagerly bought by the artist. We are in the works of Meissonier's largest museums of the world and are of interest as an expression of public taste at the time. Among the most famous works of the master - The messenger (1855), Players (1855), Smith (1857), Napoleon III at Solferino (1861), Kц+rassier 1805. (1878). Meissonier died in Paris on January 31, 1891.