Académie Suisse

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The Académie Suisse was an art school founded by Charles Suisse, and was located at the corner of the Quai des Orfévres and the Boulevard du Palais, in Paris. From Delacroix to Cézanne, most major French artists frequented this place to meet colleagues or to study after the models supplied.

Charles Suisse[edit]

According to Monneret, Charles Suisse was a former model of Jacques-Louis David. [1]

Students of the Académie Suisse[edit]


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  1. ^ Probably not to be mixed up with the architect Charles Suisse (1846-1906), formed at the École des Beaux-Arts, and since 1897 head of the Monuments historiques Archived December 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine..


  • Monneret, Sophie: L'Impressionisme et son époque, dictionnaire international, Éditions Denoël, Paris 1978 & 1979, vol. I, p. 925 ISBN 2-221-05222-6