Claude-Marie Dubufe

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The Dubufe family in 1820 by Claude-Marie Dubufe, with the artist at the right, now in the Louvre. The child in the middle (his son, Édouard) also became a painter

Claude-Marie-Paul Dubufe, a French historical and portrait painter, was born in Paris in 1790, and studied under David. His subjects were at first classical, and then scriptural, but his reputation rests chiefly on his portraits, of which he produced a large number. Dubufe, who was the last representative of the school of David, died at Selle-Saint-Cloud in 1864. Amongst his chief works are:


This article incorporates text from the article "DUBUFE, Claude Marie" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.