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Jules Dupré

French painter and printmaker

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Like other members of the Barbizon School, Dupré began his career as a porcelain painter, working in the factory of his father François Dupré. Gradually becoming more influenced by naturalistic landscape painting, he took lessons from Jean-Michel Diébolt, and began making sojourns to paint natural settings in the provinces. Dupré's work differed from others' in the Barbizon School because he did not strictly associate himself with the area around the Forest of Fontainebleau, instead preferring the village of L'Isle d'Adam north of Paris, and his work tended to be more romantic. Like many of his Barbizon contemporaries, Duprée was influential with the Impressionists.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500029859.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Jules Dupré:

Jules Dupré Landscape, ca. 1840-1850 Oil painting on panel
Jules Dupré Pastureland in the Limousin (Pacages du Limousin), 1835 Lithograph on wove paper
Jules Dupré Mill in the Sologne (Moulin de la Sologne), 1835 Lithograph on wove paper
Jules Dupré View in Normandy (Vue prise en Normandie), 1835 Lithograph on wove paper
Jules Dupré View of the Port of Plymouth (Vue prise dans le port de Plymouth), 1836 Lithograph on wove paper
Jules Dupré View in England (Vue prise en Angleterre), 1836 Lithograph on wove paper
Jules Dupré Banks of the Somme, Picardy (Bords de la Somme, Picardie), 1836 Lithograph on wove paper
Jules Dupré View in Alençon (Vue prise à Alençon (Dep. de l'Orne)), 1839 Lithograph on wove paper
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