Lépic, Ludovic-Napoléon

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Ludovic-Napoléon Lépic (1839-1889)



Was Lépic an Impressionist?



Lépic at the Salon:

Lépic exhibited yearly at the Salon from 1863-88. He exhibits ‘exempté’ in 1882-86. (iR1) 
See exhibited pictures at the -/-Salon. See link for an -/-account.


Lépic only joined the 1st and 2nd ‘impressionist’ exposition in 1874 + 76:

At the 1st ‘impressionist’ exposition Lépic showed 7 works (catalogue numbers 74-80) (R2,p121).
At the 2nd ‘impressionist’ exposition Lépic showed 43 works (catalogue numbers 102-137; some numbers contained more than one work) (R2,p162/3).
Lépic exhibited often at the -/-Salon. See link for his -/-exhibited-works. See link for an -/-account.


Lépic as an artist:

Lépic his teachers are Charles Verlat, le baron Wappers, Gleyre and 1874 onwards also of Cabanel (iR1).


Lépic, a short biography:

  • 1874+75: he lived rue de Larochefoucauld, 46 Paris (iR1).
  • 1876-83: he lived Rue de Maubeuge, 25 Paris (iR1).
  • 1884+85: he lived cité Malesherbes, 5, Paris (iR1).




My main sources are Moffett (1986, R2), Walther (2013, R3), Denvir (1993, R5) and xx. For other general references (=R) see. My main sources (for the pictures) from the internet are Wikimedia (iR6) and xx. For other references to internet sites (=iR) see. For other additional references (=aR) see below. See links for practical hints and abbreviations and for the subscription of the paintings.

Additional references:

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