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Puvis de Chavannes

[py-vee duh sha-van] /pü vi də ʃaˈvan/
noun
1.
Pierre Cécile
[pyer sey-seel] /pyɛr seɪˈsil/ (Show IPA),
1824–98, French painter.

Chavannes

[sha-van] /ʃaˈvan/
noun
1.
Puvis de
[py-vee duh] /püˈvi də/ (Show IPA),
Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre.
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  • Puvis de Chavannes was endowed with a valiant and a tenacious spirit.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
  • From that moment, Puvis de Chavannes began to command attention.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
  • It marks the dbut of Puvis de Chavannes in his career as an artist.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
  • Thank you for what you tell me about Puvis de Chavannes' work.

  • I knew him when he always said ‘Puvis’ instead of ‘Puvis de Chavannes.’

    The Lion's Share E. Arnold Bennett
  • Puvis de Chavannes will probably have few successful imitators.

    French Art W. C. Brownell
  • The model who posed for the saint watching over the city was Puvis de Chavannes' own wife.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
  • Puvis de Chavannes for a long time fared scarcely better than these illustrious mendicants of art.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
  • In 1852, the date when his real career began, Puvis de Chavannes was twenty-eight years of age.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
  • Puvis de Chavannes replied that the two paintings in question belonged to the State.

    Puvis de Chavannes Francois Crastre
British Dictionary definitions for Puvis de Chavannes

Puvis de Chavannes

/French pyvis də ʃavan/
noun
1.
Pierre Cécile (pjɛr sesil). 1824–98, French mural painter

Chavannes

/French ʃavan/
noun
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