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Jules Dupré

(French, 1811 - 1889)

bord de mer (marine: bateaux de pêche) by jules dupré

Jules Dupré

BORD DE MER (MARINE: BATEAUX DE PÊCHE), vers 1868 - 1872

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Biographie

Chronologie

1811
Born in Nantes on April 5th
1829
Dupre went to Paris where he further developed as an artist through his friendship with Cabat. He also met the artists Decamps, Jeanron and Huet at this time
1831
1831 He traveled to Great Britain, where he sketched and studied paintings by the English Landscapists. Upon his return, he traveled extensively through the French provinces, which were a great inspiration for him.
1882
Apprenticed his father, a porcelain decorator and director of several porcelain factories, and began to experiment with drawing and painting nature scenes
1889
Died

Expositions

1883
Exhibited at the Exposition Centennale
1867
Exhibited at the Exposition Universelle
1849
He received the Legion d’honneur, and continued to achieve financial success. At this time, he re-entered the Salon as an exhibitor.
1848
After the 1848 Revolution, Dupre became a member of the commission created to reorganize the Salon
1839
Showed seven paintings at the Salon, his last exhibition until 1852
1834
Began to receive official recognition when he exhibited four landscapes at the Salon, and received a third-class medal. He also included works in regional exhibitions at this time, which were becoming increasingly important, as they supported and promoted local painters and upcoming Parisian artists. Dupre became a key figure in the Barbizon group, developing close ties with other Barbizon painters, and began to promote relations with independent art dealers.
1833
Four of his works were accepted at the Salon