Adolphe Brune, was a French artist born in Paris in 1802 and painted religious subjects, portraits, still life, and mural compositions. He studied under Gros, and made his debut at the Salon in 1833 with an 'Adoration of the Magi.' He was subsequently employed on various public buildings. He decorated the 'Salle des Séances' of the Senate in the Luxembourg, and the ceiling of the Bibliothèque of the Louvre. Brune died in 1880.
He has three tables in the hall of the palace of the Senate (1861), the ceiling of the new library at the Louvre (1861), the painting of the chapel of St. Catherine in the Saint-Roch church in Paris and in the galleries of Versailles, the portraits of Louis XII, of Charles IX, of Claude Annebaut, Paul de la Barthe, of Ney.
- "Adolphe Brune". Musees Midi-Pyrenees. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
- This article incorporates text from the article "BRUNE, Adolphe" 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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