Santa Maria, CA
Nymphs At A Grotto
Digital Art - Digital Reproduction
Gaston Bussiere was a French Symbolist painter and illustrator, born in Cuisery on April 24, 1862 and died at Saulieu on October 29, 1928.
Bussi� studied at l'Acad�e des Beaux-Arts in Lyon before entering the �le des beaux-arts de Paris where he studied under Alexandre Cabanel and Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. In 1884, he won the Marie Bashkirtseff prize.
He was close to Gustave Moreau. He found inspiration in the theatre works of Berlioz (La Damnation de Faust) as well as William Shakespeare and Wagner. He became in demand as an illustrator, creating works for major authors. He illustrated Honor�e Balzac's Splendeurs et mis�s des courtisanes published in 1897, �aux et cam�, written by Th�hile Gautier, as well as Oscar Wilde's Salom�He also illustrated several works by Flaubert.
An associate of Jos�in P�dan, the founder of the Rose-Croix esth�que, Bussi� exhibited his works at Salon de la Rose-Croix over two years.
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December 3rd, 2012
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