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Coypel

(kwäpĕl`), family of French painters. Noël Coypel, 1628–1707, director of the Académie de France à Rome and later of the Académie royale de péinture et de sculpture in Paris, was employed on the decorations of the palaces of the Louvre, Tuileries, Fontainebleau, and Versailles. One of his best-known paintings is the Martyrdom of St. James (Notre-Dame de Paris). He was succeeded as director of the Académie royale by his son, Antoine Coypel, 1661–1722, who was made court painter in 1716. His Aeneid series, painted for the Palais-Royal, are among the foremost expressions of high baroque decoration in France. His work combined the pedantry of classical taste with the melodrama of baroque trompe-l'œil (illusionistic) effects. He was also an accomplished etcher.
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It also shows how a tranche of petites-maitres --from Carle van Loo and Charles-Antoine Coypel, who are usually associated with portraiture and fancy pictures, to the animalier Jean-Baptiste Oudry and the history and classical painter Francois Lemoyne--kept religious art as a regular part of their practice.
The essay describes the work of artists--and includes illustrations--ranging from Jerome David and Jacques Lagniet in the 17th century to Charles-Antoine Coypel in the 18th century and Gustave Dore in the 19th.
Quand on aurait cite les deux Wronese, le Panini, le Saint Franfois Xavier de Poussin, la Descente de croix de Jouvenet, le Saint Antoine an desert du Titien, le portrait de Bossuet et quelques Poussin de petit format, tout cela suffit-il pour faire pardonner la suite de petites toiles placees a hauteur d'appui, faux Canaletti, mauvais Weenix, mauvais Perugin, mauvais Coypel, mauvais Franck, mauvais Peter Neeff, mauvais Allori, pitoyable Guerin; Backhuysen, Van de Velde, Vlieger, Fytt sans valeur aucune?
The Adventures of Putto features our chubby little friend who shares his adventure of the night he fell out of his painting (Madame de Bourbon-Conti by Noel-Nicolas Coypel).
Even as a painter he learnt the rudiments of his art, after an inadequate apprenticeship, as a jobbing assistant to such ceiling-decorators as Carle Vanloo and No[ddot{e}] Nicolas Coypel. He knew little, even less than Watteau and far less than Boucher and Fragonard, about the myths versified by Ovid and depicted by the flighty polychromatic cloud-scapers of Versailles.
With these two beautiful pieces as the starting point, 'Coypel's Don Quixote Tapestries: Illustrating a Spanish Novel in Eighteenth-Century France' (until 17 May) was created in just 22 months--exactly the age of my daughter.
Lucia Megias aborda en esta publicacion el estudio de aquellos primeros y cruciales siete juegos de ilustraciones--los elaborados por Jacob Savery (y ampliado por Frederic Bouttats), Diego de Obregon, Jacob Harrewyn, Charles Antoine Coypel, John Vanderbank, William Hogarth), Francis Hayman--a traves de los cuales la imagen de los personajes cervantinos quedo conformada en consonancia con el tipo de lectura que cada sociedad y editor realizo de la novela.
One of the period's signature paintings: Noel-Nicoals Coypel's "Portrait of Madame de Bourdon-Conti," a woman from a wealthy family in the guise of a mythological figure.
Crozat purchased the contents of two volumes; those in the other went to the painter Charles-Antoine Coypel (1694-1752).
O las tres unicas ilustraciones, sobre un total de 24, que faltan en el primer volumen de nuestro ejemplar de la edicion, tambien con estampas a partir de disenos de Coypel de Gosse y A.
Philippe Coypel and his Wife by Charles-Antoine Coypel (1694-1752), 1742.