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Constant Troyon

 (1810 - 1865)
Constant Troyon was active/lived in France.  Constant Troyon is known for Barbizon School painting-landscapes.

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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  ...  Displaying 750 of 3792 characters.



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About  Constant Troyon

Born:  1810 - Sevres, France
Died:   1865 - Paris, France
Known for:  Barbizon School painting-landscapes