Le rêve. Gustave Jean Jacquet (French, Academic, 1846-1909). Oil on panel.
Jacquet was a pupil of Bouguereau and for his debut at the Paris Salon in 1865 he exhibited ‘The Reverie’ which was very much in his master’s style. He received a third class medal in 1868. In 1875 Jacquet won a first class medal and he was decorated with the Legion d’Honneur in 1879.