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Title Landscape with Foreground of Meadowland
Collection Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Artist Troyon, Constant (French painter, 1810-1865)
Date Earliest about 1830
Date Latest about 1856
Description Constant Troyon's background was actually in the decorative arts. He was born into a family of porcelain painters, and remained attached to the porcelain manufactory at Sèvres well after he had begun to exhibit paintings in the Paris Salon. He was acquainted with members of the Barbizon School such as Rousseau and Dupré and, like them, painted in the forest of Fontainebleau. His landscapes were thought to express his own placid temperament.
Current Accession Number 1960P56
Former Accession Number P.56'60
Subject landscape
Measurements 31.4 x 25.4 cm cm (estimate)
Material oil on panel
Acquisition Details Bequeathed by Sir Leonard Woolley through the National Art-Collections Fund 1960.
Publications Foreign Paintings in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, A Summary Catalogue, 1983, no. 147.
Rights Owner Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Author Dr Patricia Smyth



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