La Lyre, Adolphe

PAINTER (FRANCE)
BORN 1 Oct 1848, Rouvres-en-Woëvre, Meuse, Lorraine - DIED 23 Jan 1935, Courbevoie, Hauts-de-Seine
REAL NAME Lalire, Adolphe
GRAVE LOCATION Paris: Montmartre Cimetière, 20 Avenue Rachel (division 01)

Adolphe La Lyre was educated at the École des beaux-arts in Paris where Bouguereau was his teacher. He debuted with religious compositions, but he became best known for his female nudes. He became known as 'the painter of sirens.'

La Lyre exhibited in Paris from 1876 to 1929. He received medals at the universal exhibitions of 1889 and 1900 in Paris. He died in 1935 in Courbevoie and was buried at Montmarte Cemetery in Paris in the tomb of his wife's family.

Related persons
• was pupil to Bouguereau, William
• was pupil to Henner, Jean-Jacques
• was pupil to Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre

Sources
• Bénézit, E. [Red.], Dictionaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et, Graveurs, Librairie Gründ, Paris, 1976
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LA LYRE (Adolphe Lalire : 1848-1935) - Cimetières de France et d'ailleurs
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolphe_Lalyre

Images

The grave of Adolphe La Lyre at the Cimetière Montmartre, Paris.
Picture by Androom (20 Feb 2016)

 


La Roche, Karl, Ritter von

Published: 3 Apr 2016
Last update: 3 Apr 2016