Card Player Mice art bt Alan F. Beck
"Rest on the Flight into Egypt” by Luc-Olivier Merson
Luc-Olivier Merson
(1846–1920) was a French academic painter and illustrator also known for his postage stamp and currency designs.Born in Paris, France, he grew up in an artistic household, the son of Charles-Olivier Merson, a painter and art critic. He studied under Gustave Chassevent at the École de Dessin and then Isidore Pils at the École des Beaux-Arts. Merson had his first work exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1866 and three years later was awarded the Prix de Rome. During the five years spent working in Italy, he concentrated on religious and historical subjects for his art.
"Mice Rest in Egypt" - Original Painting Sold
Water Color, 5" x 7"
Based on “Rest on the Flight into Egypt” by Luc Olivier Merson c 1879
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

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