Artist Lineage



Christian Cardell Corbet (1966 - ) Canadian Sculptor. Principle works: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at 100 (British Museum); HRH The Prince Philip (Royal Collection).


Elizabeth Bradford Holbrook (1913 – 2009) Canadian Sculptor. Principle Works: Head of Emanuel Hahn (National Gallery of Canada); Dr. James H. Robinson (The National Portrait Gallery).


Carl Milles (1875 – 1955) Swedish. Swedish Sculptor. Principle works: Orpheus Fountain (Stockholm); The Hand of God (Millesgarden). Considered Sweden’s greatest sculptor. Of the 20th century.


Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) French Sculptor.  Principle works: The Age of Bronze; The Thinker (Rodin Museum); The Gates of Hell (Rodin Museum). Considered one of France’s greatest sculptors.


Horace Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1802 - 1897) Designer/Educator Principle work: Portrait of the Artist (Louvre).


Guillaume Guillon Lethière (1760 – 1832) French Painter. Principle works: The Death of Cato (Hermitage Museum). Son of a freed Black slave from Sainte-Anne (Guadeloupe).


Jean-Baptiste Descamps (1714 – 1791) Dunkirk/French Painter and Writer. Principle works: Self Portrait; The Pupil, (Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen); The Trader (Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen); Peasant Cauchois Sitting with her Family (École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris). Friend of Voltaire.


Antoine Coypel (1661 – 1722) French Painter and Decorator. Principle works: Ceiling of the Chapel of Versailles. Appointed “First Painter to the King” in 1716.


Noel (Christmas) Coypel (1628 -1707) Painter and Decorator. Principle work: The Resurrection of Christ (Museum of Fine Arts, Rouen). Participated in the decoration of Versailles.


Charles Le Brun (ca.1619 – 1690) French Painter and Decorator. Principle works: Decorations at Versailles and Galerie des Glaces.


Simon Vouet (1590 – 1649) French Painter. Principle works: Crucifixion (Genoa); Allegory of Wealth (Louvre); Sleeping Venus (Hungarian National Museum). The leading French painter of the first half of the 17th century. Court Painter to Louis XIII. Student of his father Lawrence Vouet.


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