Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) est un artiste peintre français, considéré comme l'un des grands peintres académiques du Second Empire, dont il est l'un des artistes les plus admirés.
Alexandre Cabanel (1823-1889) was a French painter born in Montpellier, Hérault. He painted historical, classical and religious subjects in the academic style. He was also well known as a portrait painter. According to Diccionario Enciclopedico Salvat, Cabanel is the best representative of the L'art pompier and Napoleon III's preferred painter.