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Flandrin family

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Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.article.T028515

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French family of artists. Jean-Baptiste-Jacques Flandrin (1773–1838), an amateur painter who specialized in portraits, had seven children, of whom (1) Auguste Flandrin, (2) Hippolyte Flandrin and (3) Paul Flandrin became artists.

(b Lyon, May 6, 1801; d Lyon, Aug 30, 1842).

Painter and printmaker. He attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon from 1817 to 1823, studying drawing and painting under Fleury Richard and Alexis Grognard (1752–1840). He produced engraved title-pages for musical romances and lithographic scenes of Lyon, such as the Ruins of the Roman Aqueduct at Lyon (1824; Paris, Bib. N.). In 1833 he moved to Paris, where he worked in Ingres’s studio for a year. He then moved back to Lyon and in 1838 spent a few weeks in Rome. On his return, he set up a studio in Lyon where such artists as Louis Lamothe (1822–69) and ...

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