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René Princeteau

René Princeteau was already a famous painter when he decided, aged 40, to leave Paris and return to his native Libourne. He did not abandon his preferred subject, race horses, for which he continued to receive orders, but above all he wanted to paint rural life. The young Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec became his eniend after initially being his pupil, a eniendship which grew stronger when Toulouse-Lau…