JULIEN DUPRE, FR. 1851-1910, OIL ON CANVAS, H 19" W 22" LANDSCAPE WITH ANIMALS
Depicting a family herding cattle and sheep in a pasture near water. Dupre is considered to be one of the leading exponents of the second generation of Realist painters including Leon Lhermitte, Jules Bastien-Lepage, J.F. Millet and J. Breton. These artists devoted their artistic careers to the depiction of the French countryside. Signed lower right; gilt period frame.
Excellent original condition. Original canvas not relined. Condition as viewed in the unopened frame: blacklight inspection reveals possibly c.8%- spotty overptg. including some in the animals.