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Gardeuse de Moutons
by Julien Dupre

£17,500.00

GBP Pound Sterling

Country of origin: France

Medium: Oil on canvas

Signed: Signed lower right

Dated: c. 1880

Condition: Very good original condition

Size: 18.00" x 24.00" (45.7cm x 61.0cm)

Framed size: 26.00" x 32.00" (66.0cm x 81.3cm)

Provenance: Original artists label verso
Exhibition number upper left on stretcher

Artist biography

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Julien Dupré was a pupil of Pils and Lehmann. He took part in the Salon from 1876 to 1881, obtaining a third class medal in 1880 and a second class medal in 1881. He was awarded a silver medal at the 1889 Exposition Universelle in Paris and was decorated with the Légion d'Honneur in 1892.

Early in his career, Dupré was essentially a landscape painter. He devoting himself to animal painting from 1881.

Museum and Gallery Holdings

Carcassonne: In the Meadow
Cognac: Harvester
Grenoble: Valley at Archelles
Le Mans: Sheaf Binders
New York (Metropolitan Mus. of Art): Ball
Paris (MAM): White Cow; Mowers
Paris (Mus. du Petit Palais): Milking
Prague: Hay Tedder
St Louis (GA, Washington University): Haying Scene (1882, oil on canvas); Out at Pasture (1882, oil on canvas/aluminium)

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