Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel, 1839-1921, French Academic Classical artist. Lesrel paintings can be found in museums in: Nantes; Rouen; Sydney and New York
. Throughout the eighteenth century, History Painting
, in England and France, was considered the highest form of art. Historical scene
paintings by Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel, an idealized and romantic interpretation, found a ready market. His subject matter and technical virtuosity of his oil painting ensures his continuing popularity. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.