Charles Meynier

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Detail : Napoleon on the Isle of Lobau

Charles Meynier (1763 or 1768, Paris - 1832, Paris) was a French painter. A student of François-André Vincent, Meynier won the second prize in the 1789 prix de Rome competition. He made designs for the bas-reliefs and statues on the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel and was, from 1816 onward, a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts




Napoleon passing through the Brandenburg Gate after the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt (1806). Painted by Charles Meynier in 1810.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Ghislain de Diesbach, « Un nid de souvenirs en Suisse », Connaissance des Arts, n° 192, February 1968, pages 62-67.

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