Abel de Pujol

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Abel de Pujol
Alexandre Abel de Pujol.jpg
Self-portrait, 1812
Born Alexandre-Denis-Abel de Pujol
30 January 1785
Valenciennes
Died 29 September 1861
Paris
Nationality French
Known for Painting
Notable work(s) ceiling of the grand-staircase at the Louvre,
galerie de Diane at Fontainebleau,
ceiling of the Bourse de Paris
Awards Officer of the légion d'honneur
Abel de Pujol, ca.1860

Alexandre-Denis-Abel de Pujol or Abel de Pujol (30 January 1785 in Valenciennes – 29 September 1861 in Paris) was a French painter. He was a student of David and his own students included Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps and Emile Levy. He painted the ceiling of the grand-staircase at the Louvre as well as the galerie de Diane at Fontainebleau and the ceiling of the Bourse de Paris. A member of the Institut de France, he was an officer of the légion d'honneur.

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  • Théodore Pelloquet Dictionnaire de poche des artistes contemporains Paris 1858
  • Georges Rouget Notice sur Abel de Pujol, peintre d'histoire, membre de l'Institut typ. de E. Prignet Paris 1861 on Googlebooks

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