Francois Jacque-Marie-Maucrice Destappe

Biography
Painter of seascapes; engraver. François Destappe studied under Noël, Victor Dupré and Beir. He first exhibited at the Salon in 1868 with "At Sea, Morning". Beraldi makes reference to his "Book of Six Seascapes". The Victoria and Albert Museum in London conserves his "Fishermen's Hut by the Sea".
Source of Biography
http://www.berkofinepaintings.com/François-Jacques-Marie-Maurice-Destappe
Related artwork

Naufrage de M. de Bastide Besplas, dans le Canot Major de la Couronne, Anderville, 1865