Artist Birthdays December 14 – PIERRE PUVIS DE CHAVANNES
PIERRE PUVIS DE CHAVANNES (Dec 14, 1824 – Oct 24, 1898)
- Nationality: French
- Field: Painting
- Art Movement: Symbolism
- ARTiFact: In 1890 he became president and co-founder of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts (National Society of Fine Arts) in Paris. It became the dominant salon of art at the time and held contemporary art exhibitions selected by a jury composed of the officers of the Société.
- Notable Artwork (shown below): The Poor Fisherman, 1881.