French school of the late eighteenth follower of Adrien Manglard-Marine
relined canvas 82 cm by 64 cm
Frame of 100 cm by 83 cm
Adrien Manglard (1965-1760)
Adrien Manglard, first son of Aimé Manglard and Catherine Rose Dupérier married since May 21, 1683 in the parish of Saint Michel, born March 10, 1695 in the city of Lyon and died on August 1 are annexed to the Charité Hospital as "Abandoned".
Student of Adriaen Van de Kabel until the death of this one in 1705, it is at the age of 27 years that it receives a first order of marine work by the lieutenant and collector of the academy of drawing, Signor Gaburro in Florence.
June 7, 1728 dies in Avignon the mother of Adrien. The same year, one of Adrien Manglard's brothers, Daniel, decides to go to Martinique. It follows then in 1731 the definitive departure of Adrien Manglard's father from France.
The godson of Adriaen Van der Kabel, who introduced him to the painting of the characters, was leaving France in 1715 to learn about Claude Gellée's painting, from which he retained the effects of light and aerial perspective. He will also draw much inspiration from Salvator Rosa, from whom he will borrow the powerful chiaroscuro.
May 27, 1734, he is admitted to the royal academy and will say of him: "The company having seen two navies which it sent ... it was approved all of a voice. ". Two years later, Adrien Manglard acquired thanks to 12 favorable votes access to all the weekly meetings of the academy.
He acquired official status in 1736 and 1737 in the Academy of Saint-Luc, then the Royal Academy of Paris shortly afterwards, following a request that he would have accompanied paintings created by himself . He then specializes in marine painting. He exhibited for the first time in 1736 in a "collection" of S. Giovanni Decollato. He will receive orders from many great families of the time in Rome including the family Rospigliosi, Colonna or Pamphili or Philippe de Bourbon, Duke of Parma. The latter commissioned in 1757 a hundred paintings of landscapes and coastal views for his palaces in Parma and Colorno.
The painter lived almost 50 years in Italy, where he will receive many orders from prestigious clients, including the Rospigliosi family or the King of Piedmont. His works are, even today, easier to find in Italy than in France. In 1734, he was admitted to the Academy of painting and sculpture of Paris and in 1735 he was elected to the academy of Saint-Luc.
He died in 1760 in Rome, famous but forgotten. Adrien Manglard dies indeed without known heir. That is why, on the 10th of September, appears in the Affiches de Lyon the following announcement: "Sr. Manglard, painter, a native of Lyons, has recently died in Rome, where he had been established for a long time. The French Consul in this country would like those of his parents, who have the right to his inheritance, to make themselves known. Contact the opinion office »
11 000 €