Alexandre Ubeleski

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Ubeleski's Aeneas and Anchises

Alexandre Ubeleski (sometimes Ubelesqui or Ubielesqui) was a French painter. Ubeleski was born in Paris in 1649.[a] He was a pupil of Charles Lebrun, and completed his studies in Rome, where he became a member of the Academy, and where he painted the dome of a chapel in Santa Maria in Transpontina.

Danse d'une nymphe et d'un satyre, Arras, musée des Beaux-Arts

On his return to France he was patronized by the Court, became a member of the French Academy in 1682, and Professor in 1695. He died in Paris, April 21, 1718.[b]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Some sources give his date of birth as 1628.
  2. ^ Some sources give his date of death as 1715.
  • Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainBryan, Michael (1889). "Ubelesqui, Alexandre". In Armstrong, Sir Walter; Graves, Robert Edmund (eds.). Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (L–Z). II (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.

Further reading[edit]

  • Hryszko, Barbara (2015). "Alexandre Ubeleski (Ubelesqui): The Œuvre of the Painter and the Definition of his Style". Artibus et Historiae. An Art Anthology. 71. p. 226–280.
  • Hryszko, Barbara (2014). "Echa doktryny potrydenckiej w twórczości Aleksandra Ubeleskiego [The Echoes of the Doctrine of the Council of Trent in the Art of Alexandre Ubelski]". In Kuczman, Kazimierz; Witko, Andrzej (eds.). Sztuka po Trydencie [Art after Trent]. 1. Kraków: Studia de Arte Moderna. p. 179–192. Fig. 94-98
  • Hryszko, Barbara (2013). "Podróż artystyczna Aleksandra Ubeleskiego z Paryża do Rzymu [Aleksander Ubeleski's Artistic Journey from Paris to Rome]". Barok. Historia, literatura, sztuka. XX. p. 47–58.
  • Rosenberg, Pierre (1990). "Un émule polonais de Le Brun: Alexandre Ubelesqui". Artibus et Historiae (in French). 11 (22): 163–187. JSTOR 1483404.
  • Barbara Hryszko: Publications