Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier
(French, 1815 - 1891)
Self portrait
by Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier

Painter of historical genre scenes, Meissonier was a book illustrator in his early career and was largely self-taught. He turned to small-scale painting in the 1830s and his meticulous style became popular with collectors. He was the first artist to receive the Grand Cross of the Legion d'Honneur in 1889.

Name:Jean-Louis Ernest Meissonier
Dates:1815 - 1891
Sex:No data
Self Portraits
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Top owners of works by this artist
Wallace Collection - London(United Kingdom - London)16 artworks
Uknown owner7 artworks
Private collection7 artworks
Musée d'Orsay(France - Paris)4 artworks
Manchester Art Gallery(United Kingdom - Manchester)2 artworks
Musée Condé - Chantilly(France - Chantilly)2 artworks
Hermitage Museum - St-Petersburg(Russian Federation - St. Petersburg)2 artworks
Walters Art Museum - Baltimore(United States - Baltimore, Maryland)2 artworks
Musée du Louvre(France - Paris)2 artworks
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts(United States - Stanford, California)1 artworks
Ferens Art Gallery - Hull(United Kingdom - Hull)1 artworks

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This person died over 70 years ago (in 1891).