At the dock
011514 Alfred Paul DUMONT [1828-1894] Harbour
oil on panel, 55 x 44 cm, signed l.r. 'P.Dumont.'
Alfred Paul DUMONT [1828-1894] was born in 1828 in Perroy, in Switzerland. First he studied painting at the atelier of Lugardon in Genf, later he continued his artistic education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Dusseldorf. The artist spent most time on travelling around Europe, making sketches and painting genre scenes and landscapes. He visited France where he stayed and worked at the Parisian studio of Gleyre.