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Léon François Comerre: Le Triomphe du Cygne, 1908


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Comerre was born in Trélon, in the Département du Nord, the son of a schoolteacher. He moved to Lille with his family in 1853. From an early age he showed an interest in art and became a student of Alphonse Colas at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lille, winning a gold medal in 1867. From 1868 a grant from the Département du Nord allowed him to continue his studies in Paris at the famous Ecole des Beaux-Arts in the studio of Alexandre Cabanel. There he came under the influence of Orientalism.

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Leon Francois Comerre: Le Triomphe du Cygne, 1908

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. 2010/12/10 10:12

    Poor swan; he looks exhausted.

  2. 2010/12/10 11:43


    I like how Comerre painted the foliage. He ruined a perfectly good landscape by sticking a blonde and a goose in the way. Perhaps he was somewhat intimidated by the primary subjects? The supporting caste – flowers, verge and air he painted freely and beautifully.

  3. 2010/12/10 12:38


  4. 2010/12/10 13:38


    OK, guys.

    The next panel will be golden showers. Seriously. I promise.


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