ROBERT LEFEVRE

(1755-1830)

L’Empereur Napoléon Ier

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The XIXth Century
BIOGRAPHY

Robert LEFÈVRE (1755 -1830)

 

Robert Lefèvre or Robert Jacques François Faust Fefèvre: born in September, 24th, 1755 in Bayeux. Died in October, 3rd, 1830 in Paris. 18th – 19th Century, French. History painter, religious composition, portrait and drawer. His father wanted him to work in law, but he preferred painting. His artworks from Chateau d’Airel, helped him to keep up his studies in Paris under Regnault direction. He obtained a great reputation as a portrait painter. He also painted Napoleon and Josephine portrait.

 

Réf. 6079

 

Oil on canvas
First Empire
Original frame
Certificate established by Mr. Asselineau

 

 

 

 

DIMENSIONS :
– 21,5 x 18,5 cm (35 x 31 cm encadré)
– 8 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (13 3/4 x 12 1/4 in. framed)

 

 

PROVENANCE :
– Private collection

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY :
– E.BENEZIT, Dictionnaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs, et graveurs, GRÜND, Evreux,1999, Tome 8, p.433

 

 

 

 

 

 

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