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Prud'hon

(French prydɔ̃)
n
(Biography) Pierre Paul (pjɛr pɔl). 1758–1823, French painter, noted for the romantic and mysterious aura of his portraits
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Pru•d'hon

(pruˈdɔ̃)

n. Pierre Paul,
1758–1823, French painter.
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1810) by Pierre-Paul Prud'hon in the Thaw Collection--into compositional arrangements illustrative of literary narratives.
It is also known that the feeding behaviour in controlled laboratory conditions using exclusively rabbit feed compound both for the wild rabbit (Prud'hon and Goussopoulos, 1976; Prud'hon et al., 1978; Reyne et al.,1979; Reyne and Goussopoulos, 1984) and for the crossbreed between this and domestic breeds (Reyne et al.,1980).
Constance Mayer slit her own throat with a straight razor belonging to her teacher, Paul Prud'hon.
(104-45) In making this argument she turns to both Pierre-Paul Prud'hon's Portrait of Josephine at Malmaison, 1805, the painting chosen by Undine for her ball costume, and John Singer Sargent's Mrs.
Alongside the novel itself (first published in 1799), the volume reproduces engravings by Prud'hon which were intended as illustrations but were circulated separately.
(Which is why the publishers of this book should not have reproduced the magnificently colorful paintings by Prud'hon, David, Vigee-Lebrun, and Gillray in boring black-and-white throughout.)
A great admirer of Pierre-Paul Prud'hon and Antonio Canova, Sommariva had a taste for elegant Neoclassicism and the Anacreontic sensuality of the pre-Revolutionary days.
Ils pourraient s'observer chez d'autres artistes du meme age, ou de la generation suivante, dans la peinture de Girodet, de Guerin ou de Prud'hon par exemple.
Looking at the drawings I thought about Pierre Paul Prud'hon's nineteenth-century drawings that seem to generate from nocturnal smoke.
'I never saw my mother', Gerard writes in a famous passage of Promenades et Souvenirs; 'her portraits were lost or stolen; I only know that she looked like a woman from that time, in the style of Prud'hon or Fragonard, who used to be called Modesty' (III, 680).
The list also includes Pierre Paul Prud'hon's Nude Woman Standing, at the British Museum, and Charles I by Gerard van Honthorst in the National Portrait Gallery.