Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret, 1852-1929, was one of the leading French painters of the naturalist school. From the 1880s he has been recognized as a leading modern artist known for his artworks of peasant scenes, but also for his mystical-religious oil painting. He was one of the first to use new medium of photography to bring greater realism to paintings. In 1891 he was made an Officer of the Legion of Honour; in 1900 he became a member of the Institut de France. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.