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Ossian On The Bank Of The Lora
Francois Pascal Simon Gerard
Painting - Oil On Canvas
This is a reproduction of "Ossian on the Bank of the Lora invoking the Gods to the Strains of a Harp" by Francois Pascal Simon Gerard of 1801. This French baron was thirty-one when he created this masterpiece. He was born in Rome of a French baron and an Italian lady. He studied under David and became involved in the French Revolution. At the same time he rose in the estimation of art connoisseurs and he became known as one of the foremost portraitists by 1799. He was aghast at the rise of Romanticism after 1815 and died on January 11, 1837. This painting is based on the Poem of Ossian which was an early nineteenth century forgery which was largely believed by an entire generation including Jefferson, Napoleon and Goethe. The painting is 180.5 cm wide and 198.5 cm high. The masterpiece is currently in the Kuntstalle, Hamburg, Germany. This masterpiece has been reproduced on an oil on canvas painting that measures 20 by 19 inches and is mounted on wooden bars. It is in the possession of the artist.
December 15th, 2018
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