The Catechism Lesson by Louis Emile Adan is in private collection. The size of the work is 77 x 121 cm and is made as an oil on canvas.
About the Artist: French painter Louis Emile Adan was born in Paris. Little is known of his earliest introduction to the visual arts, but he was admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts, where he initially studied with François-Edouard Picot (1786 – 1866), a successful painter who had himself been part of Jacques-Louis David’s studio, and who was one of the most popular professors at the École. Adan’s work during the 1860s embraced the mainstream tradition of neo-classicism espoused by J.A.D. Ingres (1780-1867)… Read more