Rue de Lepierie

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Size: 54 x 74 cm

  • Alexandre Defaux was a French artist born in Bercy, Paris
  • He studied under Jean Babtiste Camille Corot – one of Frances famous early 19th Century painters.
  • He became one of the leading members of the Barbizon School of painting, a more fluid style of painting.
  • He became a very accomplished landscape and streetscape painter – popular in both Europe and the USA
  • By the 1850’s he was exhibiting regularly at the prestigious Paris Salon
  • His artistic output was repeatedly honoured with numerous awards including his appointment as chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1881
  • Works appear in many French museums including the collections of the Barbizon, Cean and Rouen

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