Ruth glanant by Alexandre Cabanel

About the Artist: Alexandre Cabanel Alexandre Cabanel was an accomplished academic French painter. He was born in September of 1823 and died in the year 1889. His artwork consisted of religious, historical, and classical nature. He attended École des Beaux-Arts in Paris to study art at seventeen. He had his work featured at the prestigious Paris Salon in 1844. In 1864, he had the distinction of being appointed a professor at École des Beaux-Arts.

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