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Meissonier

[me-saw-nyey]
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  1. Jean Louis Er·nest [zhahn lwee er-nest] /ʒɑ̃ lwi ɛrˈnɛst/, 1815–91, French painter.
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Historical Examples

  • In the first Meissonier tells you the whole story to the very end.

    Outdoor Sketching

    Francis Hopkinson Smith

  • There was a Napoleonic corner—a Meissonier on one side and a Detaille on the other.

    The Pagan Madonna

    Harold MacGrath

  • I can paint; I know I could paint better than Meissonier, at any rate.

  • And he crossed over to Madame Lamotte, who was still in front of the Meissonier.

  • When only sixteen years of age, Meissonier exhibited for the first time.

    Meissonier 

    Henri Barbusse