ACADEMY (Académies): Christophe Thomas DeGeorge – 1812



The painting has drama that when placed in an historical context; one gets an understanding of the emotions that are the main drivers of the storyline within the portrait. His analysis or depiction of the academic male figurative is always powerful and shows men with handsome warrior-like features.



Thomas Degeorge (1786-1854), also known as Christophe Thomas DeGeorge. He was born October 8, 1786, in Blanzat (Puy-de-Dôme) France. He focused on portraits and historical paintings depicting stories from antiquity.


Thomas Degeorge (1786-1854) was a prominent French Neoclassical painter, specializing in portraits and Greco-Roman themes with male warrior, naturalist themes.