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Hippolyte Flandrin

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This is what he was best at, very austere portraits in the manner of his master Ingres; the sitters preferably dressed in black. This is Mme Louis Antoine Cambourg, if that is any help.


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The Dassy brothers, very fine I think.

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Hippolyte with his brother Paul.

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The Flandrin brothers again, awkward but striking.

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A daguerrotype of the two brothers, 1848-9.

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A study from the 1840s in the Ashmolean Museum.

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Mme Flandrin, 1846, in the Louvre; as close to Ingres as could be, and yet not without personal character.
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