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Jules Dupré (1811-1889)
France
Sheep and Shepherds, ca. 1885
Oil on canvas
67 1/4 x 55 1/2 in. (170.8 x 141 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Moore, 1954.460

Signed lower right: "Jules Dupré"

Description:
Sheep and shepherds walk along a road through the woods. A large tree to the right of the path dominates the landscape. Its full branches occupy much of the sky in the upper portion of the canvas.

Alternate Titles:
Moutons et Bergers

Provenance:

?-1953:   Mrs. Alfred Anson [d.1953], Cincinnati, by descent to [1]
     
1953-1954:   Mrs. Benjamin Moore, Syosset, Long Island, New York, given to [2]
     
1954-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1] Lela Anson was the widow of John J. Emery, Sr. [d. 1908]. She later married Alfred Anson.

[2] Alexandra Moore was the daughter of John J. Emery and Lela Emery. She married Benjamin Moore and later married Robert McKay.

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