Constant Troyon

Troyon, Constant (kôNstäNˈ trwäyôNˈ) [key], 1810–65, French painter of the Barbizon school, famous for his pictures of animals, particularly cows, in landscape. Among his paintings are Oxen at Work (Louvre) and Holland Cattle and Road in the Woods (Metropolitan Mus.).

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