Victoria Dubourg Fantin-Latour
(1840 - 1926)
Victoria Dubourg Fantin-Latour was active/lived in France. Victoria FantinLatour is known for impressionist still-life and portrait painting.
Biography Victoria Dubourg Fantin-Latour
Born in Paris, December 1, 1840, Victoria Fantin-Latour was a still life painter married to artist Henri Fantin-Latour. She studied under the portrait painter Fanny Cheron (b
1830) and probably met Fantin-Latour at the Louvre, Paris, where they
were both copying in the mid-1860s.
Around 1867-8, she was associated
with the circle of Edouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Fantin-Latour and
Edgar Degas; it was at this time that Degas painted a very frank and
unflattering portrait of Victoria, which is in the collection of the Toledo, Ohio Museum of Art. While it may be
impossible to prove that she was actually a pupil of Fantin-Latour, the
early works she exhibited at the Salon are in a style close to his, in
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