Louis Buvelot

Louis Buvelot (March 3, 1814 - 1888) was a Swiss-born painter. He is best known for his great contribution to Australian art after he emigrated there in 1865. His works, mostly oil landscapes, are quite well regarded, but perhaps his impact was even greater as a tutor of several members of the Heidelberg School. His enthusiasm for plein air painting (that is, painting directly in the open air) was a key characteristic of those artists' work.

Buvelot's Australian work hangs in all the major Australian galleries, as well as the Tate Gallery in London.