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The Académie des Beaux-Arts (Academy of Fine Arts) is a French learned society. It is one of the five academies of the Institut de France.

It was created in 1816 as the merger of the:


Currently, the Académie des Beaux-Arts provides several awards including six dedicated prizes :


Contents

Members

The members are grouped seven sections:

Section I

The number of members of the Painting section was reduced from 14 to 12 by the decree # 67-778 of August 23, 1967. As a consequence, the seats #3 and#14 were suppressed. Their number was further decreased from 12 to 11 by decree on June 16, 1987. The seat #12 was transferred to section VII. The seat #1 was transferred to section VII on 1998, and their number was decreased from 11 to 10.

Seat #1

This seat was transferred to section VII in 1998.

Seat #2

Seat #3

This seat has been suppressed in 1967.

Seat #4

Seat #5

Seat #6

Seat #7

Seat #8

Seat #9

Seat #10

Seat #11

Seat #12

This seat was transferred to section VII in 1987.

Seat #13

Seat #14

This seat has been suppressed in 1967.

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