Nu Aux Roses by Delphin Enjolras
Nu Aux Roses by Delphin Enjolras

Nu Aux Roses

Nu Aux Roses by French Painter Delphin Enjolras (1857 – 1945); of the Academic Movement, who specialized in creating portraits, nudes and interior paintings using oil, watercolor and pastels. His preferred paintings was genre scenes of young women illuminated by lamplight.

This is a scene of a beautiful redheaded young lady that is laying in a large bed covered with red roses in the nude with a sheer blue sheet covering her legs and slightly over her head.

Behind her is a large drape that is hanging off a world and that is also flowing over the bed that is covered with a blue sheet.

This is a remastered digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image that is available as a canvas print online.

Info Below Derived From Wikipedia.org

Delphin was born in Coucouron, located in southern France to Casimir Enjolras and Delphine Laurens in 1857.

He studied watercolors under the French watercolorist Gaston Gérard at the “Ecole de Dessin de la Ville de Paris” or City of Paris Drawing School and he also studied under Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824 – 1904) at the Beaux-Arts (School of Fine Arts), and at the Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret.

In the early part of Delphins painting career, he mainly painted landscapes; but would later transition in painting portraits of young women, which he excelled at.

His portraiture focused on beautiful and elegant young women, usually by lamp light doing mundane task such as reading or sewing; clothed or in nude; with many of his later works being of a sensual and erotic nature.

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