Oil/canvas, 51 x 46,5 cm, lo. ri. sign. a. dat. Defaux 1854, min. rest., relined. - French landscape painter from the second generation of the school of Barbizon, pupil of C. Corot, since 1859 he exhibited regularly at the Paris Salon as well as in Brussel, Milan a. Strasbourg, in 1900 he was awarded a gold medal on the Paris world"s fair. - Mus.: New York, Grenoble, Sydney, Amiens, Rouen a. others. - Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.