Breton, Jules Adolphe Aimé Louis

Breton, Jules Adolphe Aimé Louis zhül ädôlf´ āmā´ lwē brətôN´ [key], 1827–1906, French painter of rustic scenes and peasant life. His works frequently reflect a social and humanitarian concern. Breton was the author of two autobiographies.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2023, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: European Art, 1600 to the Present: Biographies