Public Figure Profiles

Alfred Bruyas

Alfred Bruyas (15 August 1821 – 1 January 1877) was an art collector and a personal friend of many important artists of his time, among them Gustave Courbet. He donated his collection to the Musée Fabre, in Montpellier.

Born Jacques Louis Bruyas, he was the son of a wealthy banker in Montpellier. His interest in art was clear even at school. In 1840 he studied at the studio of Charles Matet, however he soon recognized the limits of his own talents and shifted his focus to the promotion and collection of contemporary art.

From 1849 to 1854 he spent most of his time in Paris. There he collected work by Louis Hector Allemand, Camille Corot, Thomas Couture, Eugène Delacroix, Narcisse Diaz de Peña, Adrien Guignet, Adolphe Hervier, Prosper Marilhat, Edouard-Antoine Marsal, Jean-François Millet, Théodore Rousseau, Philippe-Joseph Tassaert, Marcel Verdier and Constant Troyon, but above all the work of Gustave Courbet.

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Some of their strengths

Alfred Bruyas has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Generous, Bold, Confident, Extroverted, Passionate, and Intelligent.

Bold and Confident

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Alfred Bruyas is someone who is a bold, confident, energetic, and optimistic person, who is able to combine personal warmth and charisma with intelligence. A person who defines themself by their friends and what groups they belong to.

Adventurous and Free

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Alfred Bruyas well know them as someone who can be talented, wayward and free, like a big river or the ocean.

Methodical and Exacting

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Alfred Bruyas as someone who is careful, methodical, and a perfectionist.

A person who forms successful business partnerships, who appreciates the variety the world has to offer, who takes a frugal approach to life and tends to be a workaholic, and who engages in things that let them express their opinion.

Justice-seeking and Insightful

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Alfred Bruyas is someone who tends to be intolerant of unfairness in life, and who has an uncanny ability to reveal the truth in any situation.

They are also someone who is mysterious, intuitive, and diplomatic, and who has a keen intuition, charisma, and a focus on balance and partnership.

Creative and Leadership-oriented

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Alfred Bruyas tends to be someone who is a natural leader, with determination, motivational powers, and who takes obligations seriously. Who has charisma, a sense of humor, and who tends to attract attention.

Some of Alfred Bruyas's challenges

While Alfred Bruyas has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Alfred Bruyas can be Arrogant, Sensitive, Emotional, Status-seeking, Indecisive, Unrealistic, and Hesitant.

Arrogant and Status-seeking

One of Alfred Bruyas's key challenges is that they are someone who can come across as arrogant and status-seeking.

Sensitive and Critical

Alfred Bruyas is someone who can be insecure, critical, and pessimistic, who can have difficulty relaxing, can be possessive and jealous, and who can have difficulty listening to others' opinions and perspectives and make hasty decisions.

Domineering and Stubborn

Finally, Alfred Bruyas also can be too rebellious, not respond to criticism well, and be too emotional and extreme about things.

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