Maria Cantacuzino (1817 - 898) Cover Image

Maria Cantacuzino (1817 - 898)
Maria Cantacuzino (1817 - 898)

Author(s): Radu Moţoc
Subject(s): History, Social Sciences
Published by: Biblioteca Ştiinţifică a Universităţii de Stat Alecu Russo
Keywords: Maria Cantacuzino; Puvis de Chavannes; painting, the Patron Saint of Paris

Summary/Abstract: The author presents the chronic of Cantacuzino family with aristocratic military traditions. Maria Cantacuzino was part of a branch of Cantacuzino- Măgureanu - Deleanu of Moldova. Equipped with a special charm, she obtained a special education being directed by her father, who was a man of superior culture. In Chassériau studio in 1856, Maria Cantacuzino knew the painter Puvis de Chavannes who had to exhibit the great painting Saint Genevieve, the Patron Saint of Paris at Salon in 1876., which today decorate the Pantheon. The painting Saint Genevieve reproduce Maria Cantacuzino features.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 63-68
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Romanian