Jules Breton

(1827 - 1906)
After the early death of his mother, Jules Breton and his three siblings were mainly raised by their father, who worked as a supervisor of the lands of the duke of Duras. The Belgian painter Félix de Vigne (1806-1862) convinced the young man to study with him, and Breton moved to Gent in 1843 where he attended the Royal Academy. In 1846 he was in A...
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