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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon

(1758-1823)

Biography


Pierre Prudon was born in Cluny, Burgundy, the tenth son of a stonecutter. Later he changed his name into the more aristocratic sounding Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. He began studying painting at the Dijon Academy under François Devosge at the age of sixteen, and continued his studies at the Paris Academy in 1780. In 1784 he won the Prix de Rome, which gave him a pension to continue his education in Italy, where he stayed from 1785 to 1788.Read Pierre-Paul Prud'hon's Full Biography

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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Justice and Devine Vengeance Pursuing Crime. Justice and Devine Vengeance Pursuing Crime. 1804-1808. Oil on canvas. 243 x 292 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Children with Rabbit. Children with Rabbit. c.1804-1814. Oil on wood. 24 x 21 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon with Marie Francois Constance Mayer-Lamartiniere. Innocence Choosing Love over Wealth. Innocence Choosing Love over Wealth. 1804. Oil on canvas. 243 x 194 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Portrait of Empress Joséphine. Portrait of Empress Joséphine. 1805. Oil on canvas. 244 x 179 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Portrait of Count A. I. Osterman-Tolstoy. Portrait of Count A. I. Osterman-Tolstoy. c.1807-1812. Oil on canvas. 67 x 56. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Head of the Virgin for Annunciation. Head of the Virgin for Annunciation. 1811. Oil on canvas. 55 x 44 cm. The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. The King of Rome. The King of Rome. 1811. Oil on canvas. cm 60 x 47,5 cm. Museo Napoleonico, Rome, Italy. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
Pierre-Paul Prud'hon. Portrait of Baron Vivant Denon (1747-1825). Portrait of Baron Vivant Denon (1747-1825). . Oil on canvas. 61 x 51 cm. Louvre, Paris, France. Read Note. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]
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