ACADEMY (Académies): Michel François André-Bardon – France – 1740


LADIES, we present the wonderful figurative academic male art of Michel-François Dandre-Bardon. Michel François André-Bardon (22 May 1700 – 13 April 1785) was a French historical painter, etcher, and academic male nude portrait artist.

He born in the city of Aix-en-Provence. He later went to the city of Paris, where he fully expressed his talents, not only as an academic painter and etcher, but later would go to work in the disciplines of poetry and writing. In 1735, he became a member of the Academy; in Paris and would later go from student to professor. 

His works are in several museums in France, but visitors can go to the Aix Museum in the South of France