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Portrait of Alfred Leroy, the Artist’s Father, 1886

  • oil paint, canvas
  • 56 x 46 cm
  • Inv. 1978-C

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The French artist Paul Leroy (1860-1942) was educated at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was a pupil of Alexandre Cabanel. He participated in various salons and won several prizes. In 1884 he became a laureate. He also won the prix de Rome. In 1893, he was a founding member of the Société des Peintres orientalistes. He became known as a portrait and landscape painter, orientalist and illustrator.


Paul Alexandre Alfred Leroy RKD
Paris 1860 - Paris 1942
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Title Portrait of Alfred Leroy, the Artist’s Father
Date 1886
Period 19th century
Location Paris TGN
Collection paintings AAT
Object type oil paintings (visual works) AAT
Inventory number 1978-C
Acquisition credit gift
Leroy, Alfred
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Art & Architecture Thesaurus 300015637 portraits AAT
300189808 figures (representations) AAT
Keywords Iconclass 31A71 male sex; man Iconclass
31D16 old man Iconclass
42G2111 father (first degree family relationships) Iconclass
61B2 historical persons Iconclass
61B2(EUGÈNE LEROY) historical person (EUGÈNE LEROY) Iconclass
School / Style realism (artistic form of expression) AAT
Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent : Catalogus schilderkunst ; Deel I: 14de - 18de eeuw ; Deel II: 19de - 20ste eeuw / Robert Hoozee, Johan De Smet, Bruno Fornari, Ruth Monteyne. - Gent : Museum voor Schone Kunsten Gent, 2007 (dl. II, p. 216-217 (ill.))
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