Summer Landscape by Leon Victor Dupre (1818-1879)
Oil on oak panel, 6 1/4" x 12 5/8" by Leon Victor Dupre
1818-1879 Barbizon School
Leon Victor Dupre (1816-1879)
A French landscape painter, Victor Dupré was taught painting by his brother Jules Dupré (April 5, 1812 - October 6, 1889). Like his brother, he was friends with Théodore Rousseau, Constable, Turner, Crome, and Bonington, the great landscape artists of the time. He was awarded the third prize at the Salon of 1849.