Paul Désiré Trouillebert

French, 1829 - 1900

Paul Desire Trouillebert was born in Paris in 1829. In addition to being a landscapist, he also painted portraits and nudes. The great influence of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot is very much evident in his works. In fact, Trouillebert first came into the limelight when one of his paintings was sold to Alexandre Dumas’s son as a work by Corot. The younger Dumas was mislead by the similarities in the compositions and styles of the two painters. Trouillebert made his Salon debut in 1865 and continued to enter paintings in the Salon competitions for many years thereafter.

Select Museum Collections:
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Musée d’Orsay, Paris; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Palais Fesch Musée des Beaux-Arts, Ajaccio; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Beaune; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Cleveland Museum of Art; Musée Crozatier, Le Puy-en-Velay; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole; Musée Cantini, Marseille; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice; Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena; Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen; Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg; Beecroft Art Gallery, Westcliff-on-Sea, UK; National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan;

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