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Eugene Fromentin



 


 
Eugene Fromentin

(b La Rochelle, 24 Oct 1820; d Saint-Maurice, 27 Aug 1876).

French painter and writer. The wide skies and sweeping plains of his native Charente region left him with a love of natural beauty for which he later found affinities in Algeria and the Netherlands. From his youth he showed academic intelligence, literary talent and artistic aptitude. In 1839 he was sent to Paris to study law, but he became increasingly interested in drawing. Although his father, a skilled amateur artist who had studied with Jean-Victor Bertin, never became reconciled to his son’s desire to pursue painting as a career, Fromentin was sent to study with the Neo-classical landscape painter Jean-Charles-Joseph Rémond (1795–1875); however, he preferred the more naturalistic Nicolas-Louis Cabat. Fromentin developed slowly as an artist and began to show real promise as a landscape draughtsman only in the early to mid-1840s. He published his first important piece of criticism on the Salon of 1845.




 


Falcon Hunting in Algeria; The Quarry


 
 


Arabs Hunting



 


Le Simoon

 
 

Night Robbers



 

Arab Encampment in the Atlas Mountains



 

Two Arabs on a Terrace



 

On The Nile



 

Centaurs and Centauresses Exercising by Shooting with the Bow


 

Arab Horsemen



 

Pond in the Oasis - Sahara



 

Night Robbers



 

Horses Watering in a River



 

Araber
 

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