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Alexandre Cabanel
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Self-portrait (1852)
Born (1823-09-28)28 September 1823
Montpellier, France
Died 23 January 1889(1889-01-23) (aged 65)
Nationality French
Education François-Édouard Picot
Known for Painting
Notable work
Birth of Venus
Movement Academicism
Awards Prix de Rome

Alexandre Cabanel ( 28 September 1823 – 23 January 1889) was a French painter. He painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style. He was also well known as a portrait painter. According to Diccionario Enciclopedico Salvat, Cabanel is the best representative of the L'art pompier and Napoleon III's preferred painter.

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