(1801 - 1879)
Hyppolite Victor Valentin Sebron was active/lived in Louisiana, New York / France. Hyppolite Sebron is known for diorama and landscape painting.
Biography Hyppolite Sebron
A graduate of the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Hippolite Victor Valentin Sebron
first exhibited at the Salon in 1825. Shortly after he was taken as a
student by Louis Daguerre, with whom he collaborated in Daguerre's
popular theatre dioramas. He traveled extensively, visiting Italy,
Spain, Portugal, and North Africa. Following the Revolution of 1848,
Sebron embarked for North America, spending six years traveling through
Canada and the United States, with sojourns in New York and Louisiana.
The present work romanticizes life on the Mississippi at the height of
the Civil War, depicting steamboats traversing a broad expanse of the
river at sunset. It presents a fascinating slice of Southern life as
seen through the lense of a Eur
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