from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Chavannes, Pierre Puvis de See Pierre Puvis de Chavannes.


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  • I thought the show was good, not great, but absolutely delighted to re discover the Nabis painters, and Vuillard in particular, but also to discover Puvis de Chavannes who influenced a lot of the artists in the exhibition.

    Masterpieces from Paris in Canberra

  • Some, including Charles Ricketts, thought Pierre Puvis de Chavannes the greatest painter of the late nineteenth century.


  • "This place became a paradise and gives us hope for the whole country," said MPP's director Chavannes Jean Baptiste, "there was not one tree around when we started."

    Salena Tramel: Haitian Movements Branch Out

  • Works by older artists whose example reverberated with Degas provide a context: paintings by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Eugène Delacroix, Francisco Goya and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, along with Japanese prints and a sampling of the efforts of the artist's friends and near-contemporaries, including Auguste Rodin, Pierre Renoir, Mary Cassatt and Gustave Caillebotte.

    Stolen Moments and Persistent Poses

  • Chavannes Jean-Baptiste, of Via Campesina, told the Americas Program, "The situation is really serious, because in Haiti we have six months of drought a year, and when there isn't drought, there are floods, so agricultural production is declining."

    Laura Carlsen: Fiddling on Climate

  • The whole second half of the show was devoted to the lightweight Nabis with the occasional Puvis De Chavannes garbage (say that last word with a French accent as you click that link).

    Mat Gleason: Suffocating in San Francisco With Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cezanne and a Thousand Tourists

  • You avoid detail and a painted perspective that would make a hole in your wall—at least you do if you are Puvis de Chavannes.185 Now the art of the stage has three things which the easel painting has not.

    Later Articles and Reviews

  • Chavannes said she became a "little bit obsessed" with the painting, and took the X-ray with her when she went home to Holland on vacation.

    August 2007

  • Puvis de Chavannes (1824-98), French decorative painter, best known for his murals, which WBY praised in 1911 (UP2 398-99), 1916 (E&I 236), and 1938 (LE 249).

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Chavannes, a professor of Chinese, Henri Mouton from the Pasteur

    Marie and Pierre Curie and the Discovery of Polonium and Radium


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