Louis Stanislas Marin-Lavigne

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Battle of Montmirail, painting by Horace Vernet, lithograph by Louis Stanislas Marin-Lavigne

Louis Stanislas Marin-Lavigne (1797 - 1860) was a French painter and lithographer. Many of his lithographs today are in major collections in London and New York City.[1]

He obtained his first instruction in painting from Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, and from 1814 to 1819, followed the courses of the Ecole des Beaux Arts.[2] He first exhibited both as a painter and lithographer in 1824. His best known work, ' The Extreme Unction,' painted in 1824, was reported to be in the collection of M. Dussommerard in the mid-1860s.[2] Amongst his other original works may be cited, 'The Obsequies of the Kings of the ancient Egyptians,' and 'Gaspar Netscher and his Daughter, which are in the gallery at Dresden.[2] His lithographs after eminent painters, old and modern, are too numerous to mention. He obtained a second-class medal in 1840.[2]

References[edit]

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Michael Bryan's A Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Recent and Living Painters and Engravers (1866)
  1. ^ Shepherd Gallery (1976). Non-dissenters fifth exhibition: marking our tenth anniversary. One hundred and seventy French nineteenth century drawings, pastels and watercolors. November 1, through December 31, 1976. Shepherd Gallery. p. 125. Retrieved 24 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d Bryan, Michael (1866). A biographical and critical dictionary of recent and living painters and engravers: forming a supplement to Bryan's dictionary of painters and engravers, as edited by George Stanley. H. G. Bohn. p. 115. Retrieved 24 April 2012.