Pierre Desire Eugene Franc Lamy, A Fantasy

under J.L. Gerome in Paris, and travelled much in Holland, Spain, and Morocco, from which latter source his "In the Harem" is derived. Among the most eminent of French figure painters of the older school was Charles Landelle, who was born at Laval, in Mayenne, in 1821, and was a pupil of Paul Delaroche and Ary Scheffer. He never equalled either of his masters in power of expression, but possessed a soft and pleasing style of his own. His life was extremely successful as a painter of easel pictures, portraits, and decorative compositions, and examples of him are to be found in all the museums of Paris and the departments

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Pierre Desire Eugene Franc Lamy

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