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  • "Ashanti 2007 61x47"

    2007

    Jules Dupre

    Original Painting
    Oil on Canvas

    Size: 57 x 43 in  |  145 x 109 cm

    Framed: 61 x 47 in  |  155 x 119 cm

     
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    Hand Signed : Lower Right
    Condition: Excellent
    Framed without Glass : 4\'\' Silver Finish
    Purchased from : Gallery 2007
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    Certificate of Authenticity : Phoenix Art Group, Inc
    Jules Dupre

    Art Brokerage: Jules Dupre French Artist: b. 1811-1889. Jules Dupre was one of the chief members of the Barbizon school of landscape painters. If Corot stands for the lyric and Rousseau for the epic aspect of the poetry of nature, Dupre is the exponent of tragic and dramatic aspects. Dupre exhibited first at the Salon in 1831, and three years later was awarded a second-class medal. In the same year he came to England, where he was deeply impressed by the genius of Constable. From him he learned how to express movement in nature; and the district of Southampton and Plymouth, with its wide, unbroken expanses of water, sky and ground, gave him good opportunities for studying the tempestuous motion of storm-clouds and the movement of foliage driven by the wind. He received the cross of the Legion d'honneur in 1848. Dupre's colour is sonorous and resonant; the subjects for which he showed marked preference are dramatic sunset effects and stormy skies and seas. Late in life he changed his style and gained appreciably in largeness of handling and arrived at greater simplicity in his colour harmonies. Among his chief works are the Morning and Evening at the Louvre, and the early Crossing the Bridge in the Wallace Collection. Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.