Jules Dupré

Dupré, Jules (zhül düprāˈ) [key], 1811?–1889, French landscape painter of the Barbizon school. He excelled in portraying dramatic and tragic aspects of nature. A frequent and honored exhibitor at the Salon, Dupré spent his last years at L'Isle-Adam, where some of his best work was done. His On the Road is in the Art Institute of Chicago.

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