Edouard Debat-Ponsan (1847-1913) was a French academic painter known for his paintings that tackled allegories and peasant life.
Edouard Debat-Ponsan Summary:
- He entered art school in Toulouse at the age of 14 and moved to l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris shortly after.
- He received the Second Place in the Prix de Rome and was disappointed.
- Debat-Ponsan won numerous awards for his works exhibited at the Salon.
- He painted Orientalist scenes after a visit to Turkey.
- He became the president of the Société des Artistes Français.
Edouard Debat-Ponsan Famous Paintings:
- The Daughter of Jepthah (1876)
- Un matin devant la porte du Louvre (1880)
- Le Massage au Hamam (1883)
- Coin de vigne (1886)
- Truth Leaving the Well (1898)
- Resting in the Field (1901)
- Massage at the Hammam (1883)