Alphonse Osbert

France 1857 - 1939



A student of Lehmann, Cormon and Bonnat at the Paris Beaux-Arts, his first love was Spanish art and the works of Josť Ribera. Subsequent encounters with Puvis de Chavannes, Sťon and Seurat led him to brighten his palatte. At this time he also the adopted the themes characteristic of Symbolism and became a specialist in the subject of lyre-bearing classical Muses contemplating landscapes bathed in the setting sun. He exhibited at the Rose+Croix Salons