Hugues Merle

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Hugues Merle

14 artworks

French Realist artist

Born circa 1823 - Died circa 1881

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Maternal Affection

1867

Oil on canvas

55.9 x 46 cms | 22 x 18 ins

Private collection, ,

Grandmother’s Story

Oil on canvas

38.1 x 45.7 cms | 15 x 18 ins

Private collection, ,

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La Contemplation

Contemplation

1873

Oil on canvas

170.2 x 129.5 cms | 67 x 50 3/4 ins

Private collection, ,

A Beggar Woman

Oil on canvas

100 x 81 cms | 39 1/4 x 31 3/4 ins

Private collection, ,

A portrait of a Woman

Oil on canvas

45 x 37.5 cms | 17 1/2 x 14 3/4 ins

Private collection, ,

Mary Magdalene in the Cave

1868

Oil on canvas

45.1 x 59.7 cms | 17 3/4 x 23 1/2 ins

Private collection, ,

Pensees Sur Une Livre

Oil on canvas

81.3 x 55.9 cms | 32 x 22 ins

Private collection, ,

The Eagle's Flight

Napoleon

1857

Oil on canvas

129.5 x 90.2 cms | 50 3/4 x 35 1/2 ins

Private collection, ,

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Obituary of Hughes Merle


M. Hughes Merle, the painter, who died last April, was born in 1823. He studied the art of painting under Leon Cogniet, and exhibited for the first time at the Salon of 1848. One of his paintings La Mendiante, was purchased in 1861 by the State and placed in the Luxemburg. M. Merle obtained a second-class medal in 1861, and was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1866.

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Our thanks go to Don Kurtz for kindly transcribing these articles.