Victor Pierre Huguet

Le Lude, France | 1835 – 1902 | Paris, France

After studying at the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Marseille, Victor Huguet travelled to Egypt for the first time in 1852. In 1853, he went on an expedition alongside the marine painter Jean-Baptiste Henri Durand-Brager, to document and paint scenes from the Crimean War. In 1859, Huguet debuted at both the Salon in Marseille and Paris and by 1893, he was a regular exhibitor at the Société des Peintres Orientalistes Français. He made numerous trips to Libya, Egypt, Istanbul and Algeria in order to gain inspiration and gather material for his work.

Caravane dans le desert

65 x 92 cm | Oil on canvas

Horse at the Fountain

27 x 41 cm | Oil on canvas

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