(1810 - 1865)
Constant Troyon was active/lived in France. Constant Troyon is known for Barbizon School painting-landscapes.
Biography Constant Troyon
Constant Troyon established himself as one of the most prominent
members of the Barbizon School, a loosely associated group of artists
working in the small village of Barbizon, France, on the edge of the
Forest at Fontainebleau. His work took on international
dimensions through exhibitions abroad, more so than any other artist
connected to this group. His paintings were initially dedicated
to the realistic depiction of the landscape, but after a decisive
journey to Holland in 1847, he expanded his oeuvre and gained
international renown by becoming an "animalier," a professional animal
painter. Troyon effectively used his previous experience as a
landscape painter to situate his impressive representations of anima
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