Jean-André Rixens (1846-1925) was a classical painter and portraitist from France.
Jean-André Rixens Summary:
- He supported himself through art school by making copies of artworks and painting commercial signs.
- Although his goal was to win the prestigious Prix de Rome award, he did win the Second Prize in 1873.
- He won a medal at the Exposition Universelle in 1889.
- In 1889, he was also named Chevallier in the French Legion of Honour.
- He painted landscapes in the Impressionist style during World War I.
Jean-André Rixens Famous Paintings:
- The Death of Cleopatra (1874)
- Portrait of a Young Girl (1892)
- Jeune Femme Nue se Coiffant (1887)
- Ceiling of Capitole de Toulouse (undated)
- La captivité des juifs à Babylone (1873)
- Le Bal du Moulin Rouge (ca. 1900)