Académie des Beaux-Arts


Académie des Beaux-Arts

The Académie des Beaux-Arts (Academy of Fine Arts) is a French learned society. It is one of the five academies of the Institut de France.

It was created in 1816 as the merger of the:
* Académie de peinture et de sculpture (Academy of Painting and Sculpture, founded 1648)
* Académie de musique (Academy of Music, founded in 1669)
* Académie d'architecture (Academy of Architecture, founded in 1671)

Currently, the Académie des Beaux-Arts provides several awards including six dedicated prizes [http://www.academie-des-beaux-arts.fr/prix/index.html :]
* Liliane Bettencourt Choral Singing Prize
* Pierre David-Weill Drawing Prize
* Pierre Cardin Prize
* Nahed Ojjeh Prize
* Simone and Cino Del Duca Foundation Music Prize
* Simone and Cino Del Duca Foundation Painting or Sculpture Prize

Members

The members are grouped into seven sections:
* Section I: Painting
* Section II: Sculpture
* Section III: Architecture
* Section IV: Etching
* Section V: Musical composition
* Section VI: Unattached members
* Section VII: Artistic creation in the cinema and the audio-visual field (since 1985)
* Section VIII: Photography (since 2005)

ection I

The number of members of the Painting section was reduced from 14 to 12 by the decree # 67-778 of August 23, 1967. As a consequence, the #3 and #14 seats were suppressed. Their number was further decreased from 12 to 11 by decree on June 16, 1987. The #12 seat was transferred to section VII. The #1 seat was transferred to section VII in 1998, and their number was decreased from 11 to 10.

eat #1

This seat was transferred to section VII in 1998.

* Gérard Van Spaendonck (1746-1822), elected in 1795
* Louis Hersent (1777-1860), elected in 1822
* Emile Signol (1804-1892), elected in 1860
* Luc-Olivier Merson (1846-1920), elected in 1892
* Paul Chabas (1869-1937), elected in 1921
* Edouard Vuillard (1868-1840), elected in 1938
* Pierre Montezin (1874-1946), elected in 1941
* Charles Fouqueray (1871-1956), elected in 1947
* Yves Brayer (1907-1990), elected in 1957

eat #2

* François Vincent (1746-1816), elected in 1795
* Pierre Prud'hon (1763-1823), elected in 1816
* Jean Bidauld (1758-1846), elected in 1823
* Jacques Bascassat (1804-1867), elected in 1846
* Louis Cabat (1812-1893), elected in 1867
* Jean Benjamin-Constant (1845-1902), elected in 1893
* Jacques Humbert (1842-1934), elected in 1902
* Emile Aubry (1880-1964), elected in 1935
* Félix Labisse (1905-1982), elected in 1966
* Pierre Carron (1932), elected in 1990

eat #3

This seat has been suppressed in 1967.

* Jean-Baptiste Regnault (1754-1829), elected in 1795
* François Heim (1787-1865), elected in 1829
* Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904), elected in 1865
* Emile Carolus Duran (1838-1917), elected in 1904
* Ernest Laurent (1859-1929), elected in 1919
* Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1939), elected in 1930
* Jean Dupas (1882-1964), elected in 1941

eat #4

* Nicolas Taunay (1755-1830), elected in 1795
* François Granet (1779-1849), elected in 1830
* Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury (1797-1890), elected in 1850
* François-Louis Français (1814-1897), elected in 1890
* Antoine Vollon (1833-1900), elected in 1897
* Pascal Dagnan 1852-1929), elected in 1900
* Jean-Pierre Laurens (1875-1932), elected in 1930
* Georges Leroux (1877-1957), elected in 1932
* Georges Cheyssial (1907-1997), elected in 1958
* Olivier Debré (1920-1999), elected in 1999
* Jean Cortot (1925), elected in 2001

eat #5

* Vivant Denon (1747-1825), elected in 1803
* Jean-Dominique Ingres (1781-1867), elected in 1825
* Jean-Baptiste Hesse (1806-1879), elected in 1867
* Jules Delaunay (1828-1891), elected in 1879
* Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1834-1911), elected in 1891
* Paul-Albert Besnard (1849-1934), elected in 1912
* Jérôme Sabatté (1874-1940), elected in 1935
* Louis Biloul (1874-1947), elected in 1941
* Edmond Heuzé (1889-1967), elected in 1948
* Georges Rohner (1913-2000), elected in 1968

eat #6

* Ennius-Quirinus Visconti (1751-1818), elected in 1803
* Guillaume Le Thière (1760-1832), elected in 1818
* Merry-Joseph Blondel (1781-1853), elected in 1832
* Jean-Hippolyte Flandrin (1809-1864), elected in 1853
* Charles-Louis Müller (1815-1892), elected in 1864
* Jean-Baptiste Detaille (1848-1912), elected in 1892
* André Baschet (1862-1941), elected in 1913
* Robert Pougheon (1886-1955), elected in 1942
* Alfred Giess (1901-1973), elected in 1955
* Georges Mathieu (1921), elected in 1975

eat #7

* François Menageot (1744-1816), elected in 1809
* Etienne Garnier (1759-1849), elected in 1816
* Léon Cogniet (1794-1880), elected in 1849
* Léon Bonnat (1833-1922), elected in 1881
* Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931), elected in 1923
* Maurice Denis (1870-1943), elected in 1932
* Pierre-Paul Jouve (1878-1973), elected in 1945
* Bernard Buffet (1928-1999), elected in 1974
* Vladimir Veličković (1935), elected in 2005

eat #8

* François Gérard (1770-1837), elected in 1812
* Jean-Victor Schnetz (1787-1870), elected in 1837
* Paul Baudry (1828-1886), elected in 1870
* Jules Breton (1827-1906), elected in 1886
* Gabriel Ferrier (1847-1914), elected in 1906
* Henri Jean Guillaume Martin (1860-1943), elected in 1917
* Gustave Jaulmes (1873-1959), elected in 1944
* André Planson (1898-1981), elected in 1960
* Jean Bertholle (1909-1996), elected in 1983
* Guy de Rougemont (1935), elected in 1997

eat #9

* Pierre Guérin (1774-1833), elected in 1816
* Michel Drölling (1786-1851), elected in 1833
* Jean Alaux (1786-1864), elected in 1851
* Henri Lehmann (1814-1882), elected in 1864
* Gustave Boulanger (1824-1888), elected in 1882
* Gustave Moreau (1826-1898), elected in 1888
* Aimé Morot (1850-1913), elected in 1898
* Henri Gervex (1852-1929), elected in 1913
* André Devambez (1867-1944), elected in 1929
* Willem van Hasselt (1882-1963), elected in 1945
* Edouard Goerg (1893-1969), elected in 1965
* Jacques Despierre (1912-1995), elected in 1969
* Teh Chun Chu (1926), elected in 1997

eat #10

* Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), elected in 1803
* Aîné Jean le Barbier (1738-1826), elected in 1816
* Horace Vernet (1789-1863), elected in 1826
* Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889), elected in 1863
* Jean-Jacques Henner (1829-1905), elected in 1889
* Léon Lhermitte (1844-1925), elected in 1905
* Emile Ménard (1862-1930), elected in 1926
* Georges Desvallières (1861-1950), elected in 1930
* Jean Bouchaud (1891-1977), elected in 1951
* Jean Carzou (1907-2000), elected in 1977
* Zao Wou Ki (1921), elected in 2002

eat #11

* Louis Girodet-Trioson (1767-1824), elected in 1816
* Charles Thévenin (1764-1838), elected in 1825
* Jérôme Langlois (1779-1838), elected in 1838
* Louis Couder (1790-1873), elected in 1839
* Antoine Hébert (1817-1908), elected in 1874
* Raphaël Collin (1850-1916), elected in 1909
* Adolphe Déchenaud (1868-1926), elected in 1918
* Lucien Simon (1861-1945), elected in 1929
* Jean Souverbie (1891-1981), elected in 1946
* Arnaud d'Hauterives (1933), elected in 1984

eat #12

This seat was transferred to section VII in 1987.

* Antoine Gros (1771-1835), elected in 1816
* Alexandre Abel de Pujol (1787-1861), elected in 1835
* Jean Meissonier (1815-1891), elected in 1861
* Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921), elected in 1891
* Jules Meunier (1863-1942), elected in 1921
* René Prinet (1861-1946), elected in 1943
* Nicolas Untersteller (1900-1967), elected in 1946
* Roger Chastel (1897-1981), elected in 1968
* Georges Wakhévitch (1907-1984), elected in 1982

eat #13

* Charles Meynier (1768-1832), elected in 1816
* Paul Delaroche (1797-1856), elected in 1832
* Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863), elected in 1857
* Nicolas Hesse (1795-1869), elected in 1863
* Jules Lenepveu (1819-1898), elected in 1869
* Fernand Cormon (1845-1924), elected in 1898
* Edgar Maxence (1871-1954), elected in 1924
* Lucien Fontanarosa (1912-1975), elected in 1955
* Hans Hartung (1904-1989), elected in 1977
* Jean Dewasne (1921-1999), elected in 1991
* Yves Millecamps (1930), elected in 2001

eat #14

This seat has been suppressed in 1967.

* Carle Vernet (1758-1836), elected in 1816
* François-Édouard Picot (1786-1868), elected in 1836
* Isidore Pils (1815-1875), elected in 1868
* William Bouguereau (1821-1905), elected in 1876
* François Flameng (1856-1923), elected in 1905
* Emile Friant (1863-1932), elected in 1923
* Paul Laurens (1870-1934), elected in 1933
* Jacques Blanck (1861-1942), elected in 1935
* Louis Désiré-Lucas (1869-1949), elected in 1943
* Jean-Gabriel Domergue (1889-1962), elected in 1950
* Jean Lurçat (1892-1966), elected in 1964

ee also

* Beaux Arts (architecture)
* École des Beaux-Arts
* Academic art
* French art salons and academies

External links

* http://www.academie-des-beaux-arts.fr
* http://www.institut-de-france.fr/institut/acabeaux.htm


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