Louis Dupre was a French painter, especially noted for his travels in Greece and the Ottoman Empire and his numerous paintings with Orientalist and Philhellene themes.
He often traveled and changed his work location, including Paris, Kassel, Naples, Rome, , Naples , Istanbul, Greece , Paris, and Vienna.
His visit to Greece was on the very eve of the Greek War of Independence.
|Acropolis was inhabited during the ottoman times. The parthenon operated as a mosque|
|An Albanian of the early 19th century|
|A view of Ottoman Athens. Athens at this time was no bigger than a village.|
|An Athenian girl. Obviously from a wealthy Athenian family|
|the begining of the Greek revolution in Salona. Mitropoulos is depicted holding the revolutionary flag over the corpses of Ottoman soldiers.|
|A man from Ottoman Thessaly|
|A wealthy Armenian. Armenians were all spread allover the ottoman empire working mainly as merchants.|
|The grandchildren of the Vizier of Ottoman Janina(Ioannina)|
|Ioannes Logothetis. Prokritos(governor of Greeks) of Livadeia. After Greece was liberated he became governor of the island Aigina|
|An Armenian of the Ottoman empire and his wife.|
|This was the most common outfit of the Greek revolutionaries during the Greek independence war. it was called foustanella.|
|Another one Ottoman Greek posing for Dupre|
|A Greek Orthodox priest on the left and a Turkish muslim priest on the right.|
|A Greek woman from Leivadia|
|An Ottoman Greek merchant|
|A Greek bride in Athens dressed for her wedding.|
|A Janissary who is part of the imperial palace guard in Istanbul and the gardener of the palace on the right.|
|A Mameluk sitting|
|Michael Soutzos member of a prominent Greek family from Constantinople. He became prince(governor) of Moldavia in 1819.|
|Princess Helena Soutsou|
|On the left a woman from Theba and on the right a woman from the outskirts of Athens|