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Michel Martin Drolling

Michel Martin Drolling (7 March 1789 – 9 January 1851)  was a neoclassic French painter, painter of history and portraitist.

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He was born in Paris. There he began painting under the supervision of his father, the painter Martin Drolling, then after 1806 he studied with Jacques-Louis David. For his Colère of Achilles he won the Prix de Rome in 1810. After having remained with French Academy in Rome, it is made known for its Mort of Abel exposed to Salon of 1817. He received many orders consequently and produces in particular The Lord descends on earth where he establishes his empire and spreads his good deeds for the ceiling of the room of the famous Men in the Louvre, The State-Generals of Turns in 1836 and The Convention of Alexandria in 1837 for the museum of history in the Palace of Versailles, Jesus in the middle of the doctors for the church of Our-Lady-of-Lorette in Paris in 1840. He was elected member of Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1837 and it is named professor with École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts.

His paintings of history follow the spirit of the time: theatrical installations combined with bright colors, the contrast of the lights and the precision of the detail. He died in Paris.

His most important pupils include Paul Baudry, Victor Biennnourry, Jules Breton, Theodor Aman, Roger Fenton, Paul-Alfred de Curzon, Charles Joshua Chaplin, Pierre-Victor Galland, Jean-Jacques Henner, Cornelius Krieghoff, Armand Laroche, Alphonse Muraton, Charles Nègre, John Charles Robinson, Jules-Émile Saintin and William Strutt.

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