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His grandfather also lived in the village; his garden had fruit trees of apple, pear, and peach up against the high walls. Bastien took an early liking to drawing, and his parents fostered his creativity by buying prints of paintings for him to copy.
He was awarded first place for drawing, but spent most of his time working alone, only occasionally appearing in class. During the Franco-Prussian war inBastien fought and was wounded.
After the war, he returned home to paint the villagers and recover from his wound. In he painted his grandfather in the garden, a work that would bring the artist his first success at the Paris Salon.
Early work[ edit ] After exhibiting works in the Salons of andwhich attracted no attention, in his Portrait of my Grandfather garnered critical acclaim and received a third-class medal.
He also showed Song of Spring, an academically oriented study of rural life, representing a peasant girl sitting on a knoll above a village, surrounded by wood nymphs. Portrait of Sarah BernhardtHis initial success was confirmed in by the First Communion, a picture of a little girl minutely worked up in manner that was compared to Hans Holbeinand a Portrait of M.
Inhe took second place in the competition for the Prix de Rome with his Angels appearing to the Shepherds, exhibited again at the Exposition Universelle in His next attempt to win the Prix de Rome in with Priam at the Feet of Achilles was again unsuccessful it is in the Lille galleryand the painter determined to return to country life.
Theuriet and Haymaking Les Foins. It secured his status as one of the first painters in the Naturalist school. Bya critic could proclaim that "The whole world paints so much today like M. Bastien-Lepage seems to paint like the whole world. In he was commissioned to paint the Prince of Wales.
In he exhibited a small portrait of M. His last dated work is The Forge Death and legacy[ edit ] Self-portrait drawn a few days before his death Between and he traveled in Italy. The artist, long ailing, had tried in vain to re-establish his health in Algiers. He died in Paris inwhen planning a new series of rural subjects.
His friend, Prince Bojidar Karageorgevitch was with him at the end and wrote: In some of his best-known work was shown at the Paris Exposition Universelle. Among his more important works, may also be mentioned the portrait of Mme J.
The Little Chimney-Sweep was never finished. A statue of Bastien-Lepage by Rodin was erected in Damvillers. By a curious coincidence she succumbed to chronic illness the same year as her mentor.November 1: Jean-Frederic Waldeck: A Nineteenth-Century Artist Painting Exotic Mexico, presented by Esther Pasztory, Professor of Pre-Columbian Art History at Columbia University, who will discuss the life and work of this quirky Orientalist who went to Mexico and .
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Jules Bastien-Lepage (1 November – 10 December ) was a French painter closely associated with the beginning of naturalism, an artistic style that emerged from the later phase of the Realist movement.