Portrait of Adolphe Yvon

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1817-1893

French Academic Classicism Painter

Adolphe Yvon was a French painter born on July 1, 1817, in Grisy-Suisnes, France. He is considered one of the leading battle painters of the 19th century and was known for his large historical and allegorical paintings.

Yvon was a student of Paul Delaroche, one of the most renowned French painters of the time. He was heavily influenced by Delaroche's style and his attention to detail, which is evident in his own work.

Throughout his career, Yvon was best known for his paintings of battles, including the Crimean War and the Franco-Prussian War. He was also commissioned to paint several large-scale historical and allegorical works, such as "The Apotheosis of Napoleon I" and "The Reign of Liberty in the National Guard."

In addition to his battle paintings, Yvon was also an accomplished portrait artist. He painted portraits of many prominent figures of his time, including Napoleon III and his wife, Empress Eugénie.

Yvon's works are characterized by his meticulous attention to detail and his dramatic use of light and shadow. He was also known for his ability to capture the emotions and expressions of his subjects in his portraits.

Yvon died on October 28, 1887, in Paris, France. Despite his success during his lifetime, his work fell out of favor in the early 20th century and was largely forgotten. However, in recent years, there has been renewed interest in his work, and he is now considered one of the important battle painters of the 19th century.

5 Adolphe Yvon Paintings

In the Harem, 1873 by Adolphe Yvon | Painting Reproduction

In the Harem 1873

Oil Painting
$677
SKU: YVA-885
Adolphe Yvon
Original Size: unknown
Private Collection

Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann, 1867 by Adolphe Yvon | Painting Reproduction

Baron Georges Eugene Haussmann 1867

Oil Painting
$523
Canvas Print
$49.12
SKU: YVA-7829
Adolphe Yvon
Original Size: unknown
Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France

Napoleon III Hands Baron Haussmann the Decree Annexing the Parisian Suburban Communes, 1865 by Adolphe Yvon | Painting Reproduction

Napoleon III Hands Baron Haussmann the Decree ... 1865

Oil Painting
$3335
Canvas Print
$74.70
SKU: YVA-7830
Adolphe Yvon
Original Size: 327 x 230 cm
Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France

Napoleon III, 1868 by Adolphe Yvon | Painting Reproduction

Napoleon III 1868

Oil Painting
$677
Canvas Print
$64.01
SKU: YVA-7831
Adolphe Yvon
Original Size: 55.7 x 46.7 cm
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, USA

The Taking of Malakoff, 8th September 1855, n.d. by Adolphe Yvon | Painting Reproduction

The Taking of Malakoff, 8th September 1855 n.d.

Canvas Print
$74.63
SKU: YVA-7832
Adolphe Yvon
Original Size: unknown
Musee des Beaux Arts, Nantes, France

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