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Charles-Emile Jacques
Charles-Emile
 Jacques
France 1813−1894
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a French painter of animals, a landscape painter and engraver; at first studied engraving of maps, and then, by some twist of fate, 7 years served as a soldier. Already at that time he was engaged in painting, but seriously took up art only dismissal from the army.

Material for creativity the author was first found in Burgundy, and then the village of Barbizon (near Fontainebleau) is a favorite residence of French painters of the nineteenth century, devoted himself to landscapes and pictures of animals.

Among the most significant paintings, you can note «a Herd of sheep in landscape» (in the Luxembourg gallery, Paris), «the Sheepfold» (Saint-Petersburg). More than paintings, Jacques became famous for many aquaforte prints, each with subtle powers of observation and rare skill played village life, in all of its various, albeit modest manifestations. Jacques was supplied with drawings and caricatures of some of the Paris illustrated publications.

(Jacque, rod. in 1813) was a French painter of animals, a landscape painter and engraver; at first studied engraving of maps, and then served 7 years in the army. Already at that time he was engaged in drawing, but seriously indulge in the art only dismissal from the army. Formed almost exclusively thanks to their own talent and diligent study of nature. Perfectly depicts sheep, chickens and other domestic animals, with amazing naturalness of conveying their character and movement. In this part he has only a few rivals. If what you sometimes blame his painting, then only in some tjazhelovato and redness of color, especially shades of green. Material his work has taken first Burgundy, and then the village of Barbizon (near Fontainebleau), the favorite residence of French painters, devoted himself to landscapes and pictures of animals. The paintings of J. scattered in countless public and private galleries of Europe and North America; they are often found in Russian art lovers. As especially remarkable between them, we can point to «a Herd of sheep in landscape» (in the Luxembourg gallery, in Paris) and «the Fold» (in the Kushelevskaya gallery, SPb. Academy of fine arts). More than paintings, famous J. aquaforte its numerous engravings, a fine observation and a rare skill played them village life, in all of its various, albeit modest manifestations. J. supplied with drawings and caricatures of some of the Paris illustrated publications such as the magazine «Charivari».

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Artist's artworks
total 19 artworks
Charles Emile Jacques. In the pasture
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In the pasture
1860, 65×81 cm
Charles Emile Jacques. Landscape with flock of sheep
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Landscape with flock of sheep
Charles Emile Jacques. The herd
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The herd
Charles Emile Jacques. Sheep
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Sheep
Charles Emile Jacques. Cowgirl
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Cowgirl
Charles Emile Jacques. A herd of cows at the trough
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A herd of cows at the trough
Charles Emile Jacques. Sheep in the forest
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Sheep in the forest
Charles Emile Jacques. Cowgirl in the Creek
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Cowgirl in the Creek
Charles Emile Jacques. Landscape with flock of sheep
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Landscape with flock of sheep
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