Jacques-Luc Barbier-Walbonne

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Jacques-Luc Barbier-Walbonne, Bon Adrien Jeannot Moncey, Duke of Conegliano, Marshal of France, Oil on canvas. 1806

Jacques-Luc Barbier-Walbonne (1769 –1860), was a French historical and portrait painter.

Life[edit]

Barbier-Walbonne was born at Nîmes in 1769. He was a pupil of David, and painted several subjects from Roman history, and others of a less heroic kind; also portraits of the distinguished generals of France. In the Gallery of Versailles are portraits, by him, of Moreau and Moncey.[1]

He was a soldier during the French Revolutionary period, and was shown wearing the uniform of a lieutenant in a regiment of hussars in a drawing by Jean-Baptiste Isabey. He worked as an assistant to François Gérard, and is said to have posed for the figure of Cupid in Gérard's Cupid and Psyche, shown at the Salon in 1798.[2]

He died at Passy in 1860.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bryan 1886-9
  2. ^ Mongan, Agnes (1991). David to Corot : French drawings in the Fogg Art Museum (Reissue. ed.). Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. p. 245. ISBN 9780674193208. 

Sources[edit]

This article incorporates text from the article "BARBIER-WALBONNE, Jacques Luc" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.

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