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Jean-Adrien Guignet

Jean-Adrien Guignet. Self-portrait. Musée Rolin

Jean-Adrien Guignet (1816 – 1854) was a French orientalist painter.[1]

Guignet was born in Annecy and grew up in the city of Autun. He was a friend of Hippolyte Michaud. He was a rather popular orientalist painter in his time, and was especially commanded for his Egyptian scenes. He died in Paris.


Musée des beaux-arts de Beaune
  • Soldat gaulois (circa 1854)
  • Agar et Ismaël
Musée du Louvre
  • Cambise et Psamménite
  • Épisode de la retraite des Dix-Mille (circa 1842)
Musée des beaux-arts de Rouen
  • Joseph expliquant les rêves du pharaon
Musée Rolin
  • Xerxes à l'Hellespont
  • Autoportrait ("Self-portrait")


  1. ^ Institute, Witt Library of the Courtauld (2014). Checklist of Painters from 1200-1994. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-134-26413-1.
  2. ^ Karamanides, Dimitra (15 December 2005). Pythagoras: Pioneering Mathematician and Musical Theorist of Ancient Greece. p. 32. ISBN 9781404205000.

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