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Dupré, Louis.
The Page of the Veli, Pascha of Thessaly. "Un Page de Veli, Pascha de Thessalie.
Philhellenic: Paris "Imprimerie de Dondey-Dupré, Rue St Louis, No 46, Au Marais." 1825-37. Coloured lithograph of the young page to the Veli or Pascha of Thessaly from Louis Dupré's " Voyage â Athènes et â Constantinople...". Original hand colour (with some additional later colour?); verso blank; blind stamp of Dupré as issued.Generally bright; removed from frame hence page cut down (page size: 485x370mm); short tear to upper edge(13mm).Louis Dupré [1789-1837].A pupil of Jacques-Louis David in Paris, Louis Dupré became resident in Rome and was appointed official painter to the prince Jerome Bonaparte, in 1811.In 1819, Louis Dupré took a six-month tour of Greece and Turkey, accompanied by three affluent English gentlemen, Messrs Hyett, Vivian, and Hay. He was received by the French consul Fauvel in Athens and introduced into Greek society allowing him to make his paintings of important personalities of the time, both in Athens and in Joannina where he portayed Ali Pascha, his family and attendants. He continued to Thessaly and from there he sailed to Constantinople, where he made the acquaintance of Prince Michael Soutzo of Moldavia with whom he returned to Italy via Romania. Upon arriving in Constantinople his companions left quickly, frightened by an outbreak of the plague. Dupré, however, remained and completed a series of watercolors. Nevertheless, the Englishmen funded Dupré's entire trip in exchange for these drawings, of which the artist also made duplicates that he exhibited at the Salon of 1824. His work " Voyage â Athènes et â Constantinopl … [Click Below for Full Description]
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