Carolus-Duran (1837—1917) was an artist, art teacher, and fashionable portraitist in the France of the Third Republic.

Carolus-Duran Summary

  • Born in Lille, Paris; died in the capital Paris
  • ‘Carolus-Duran’ is a moniker derived from his name: Charles Auguste Émile Durand
  • Very successful at the Salon, winning several gold medals
  • Specialised in portraiture and ran a successful atelier on Montparnasse, Paris
  • Member of the jury at the Universal Exhibition, co-founder of Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts
  • Teacher to John Singer Sargent, Jan Stanisławski, Ralph Wormeley Curtis, and many others

Carolus-Duran’s Famous Paintings

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