Alexandre Dominique Denuelle
Alexandre-Dominique Denuelle was a noted decorative painter and pupil of Paul Delaroche (1797–1856) and (Jacques-) Félix Duban (1797–1870) in the 1830s, and later collaborated with Hippolyte Flandrin (1809–1864). He traveled extensively through Italy, recording the ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii and copying the paintings of thirteenth- and fourteenth century masters such as Cimabue, Giotto, and Zuccari. He was elected the paintermember of the French Comité des Monuments Historiques and documented the decoration of French cathedrals and churches, often sending these drawings to the Paris Salon. Denuelle carried out an enormous program of decorative fresco painting in ecclesiastical, public, and... more.