Victor De Grailly
(1804 - 1889)
Victor De Grailly was active/lived in New York / Unknown Country, France. Victor De Grailly is known for romantic landscape.
Biography Victor De Grailly
French painter Victor de Grailly, 1804-1889, working in a Hudson River School landscape style, is said to have lived in the United States from 1840 to 1870, but, according to Peter Falk, "no evidence has been found to confirm this statement".
Most of his paintings of American scenes were based on engravings he saw in France in William Henry Bartlett's book, American Scenery, London, 1840. De Grailly studied in France with neo-classical landscape painter Victor Bertin, whose influence remained with De Grailly, although a more romantic feeling developed in his later work.
According to one source, De Grailly was also profoundly influenced by a trip to the United States and a journey up the Hudson River that he made
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