Victoria Duburg (Fantin-Latour) (Victoria Dubourg (Fantin-Latour); December 1, 1840, Paris - September 30, 1926, Byure) - French painter, wife Henri Fantin-Latour.
Features of the artist Victoria Duburg: Painted flower still lifes, similar to the work of her husband. Their paintings are sometimes confused, although researchers note the peculiarities of Victoria Düburg's style - she paid more attention to working with the nuances of color and the compositional solution of still lifes.
Victoria Duburg studied painting with portrait painter Fanny Cheron. In 1866, while copying paintings in the Louvre, she met the artist Henri Fantin-Latour, and 10 years later they got married. Their marriage made friends happy - Edouard Manet, Bertu morizo, Edgar Degas, they claimed that unsociable and shy Henri had changed for the better.
Degas wrote portrait of Victoria, on him she is in a lush brown dress, an earthy and at the same time special woman. The artist in the picture focuses on her hands and her posture - she sits, bent over to her interlocutor and seems to be listening attentively.
Such was Victoria, an intelligent woman who knew how to listen and helped Henri Fantin-Latour in his work. At the same time, the artist continued to paint herself, regularly exhibited her still lifes at the Salon and in 1895 received a medal.
After the death of her husband in 1904, Victoria was engaged in organizing exhibitions and compiling a catalog of paintings by Henri Fantin-Latour.