L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e ~ D o s t o ï e v s k i

L a - b e a u t é - s a u v e r a - l e - m o n d e  ~  D o s t o ï e v s k i



Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Two interiors by Martin Drolling


Interior of a Kitchen, 1815.

Martin Drolling (1752, Oberhergheim - 1817, Paris), also known as Drolling the Elder, French painter best known for his interiors and genre scenes.  Born near Colmar in Alsace, he later moved to Paris and studied at the École des Beaux-Arts.  He gained brief fame with his "Interior of a Kitchen", painted in 1815 and exhibited at the Salon of 1817, the year of his death.  Two of his children, Michel Martin Drolling and Louise-Adéone Drolling, also known as Madame Joubert, became well-known artists.

Interior of a Dining Room, 1816.




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