Meissonier, Jean Louis Ernest (18111891)

Meissonier, Jean Louis Ernest, French painter, born at Lyons; began as a book illustrator of “Paul and Virginia” amongst other works, practising the while and perfecting his art as a figure painter, in which he achieved signal success, from his “Chess-player” series to his designs for the decoration of the Pantheon, “The Apotheosis of France,” in 1889 (18111891).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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