Dupré made several visits to England where he particularly admired the work of John Crome and John Constable. Of all the artists associated with the Barbizon school of landscape painters, Dupré was perhaps the most influenced by English landscape art, as this small and intimate picture shows.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1811 - 1889
Full title
Willows, with a Man Fishing
Date made
probably before 1867
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
21.7 x 27.1 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
NG2634
Location in Gallery