Léon Trousset

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Léon Trousset (1838 – 29 December 1917) was a French artist who began as an itinerant painter in Northern California where he produced landscapes and architectural and historical scenes. He later lived and worked in Texas, New Mexico, and Northern Mexico where he eventually settled. Among the museums holding his works are the El Paso Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Shields, Scott A. (2006). "Léon Trousset" in Artists at Continent's End: The Monterey Peninsula art Colony, 1875-1907. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520247390 (Reprinted with permission on leontrousset.com, retrieved 26 September 2017.)
  2. ^ Chalmers, Claudine (2001). "Splendide Californie!: Selections by French Artists in California History, 1786-1900". California History, Vol. 79, No. 4, pp. 154-179. University of California Press. Retrieved via JSTOR 25 September 2017 (subscription required).
  3. ^ Brown, R. B. (April 2006). "Leon Trousset: An Itinerant Painter in New Mexico". La Crónica de Nuevo México, Issue 67, pp. 3 and 7. Historical Society of New Mexico

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