Oil On Canvas, Real Flavor of Old Masters

Charles-Francois Daubigny

Charles-Francois Daubigny The Crossroads at the Eagle's Nest, Forest of Fontainebleau oil painting on canvas
The Crossroads at the Eagle's Nest, Forest of Fontainebleau
Painting ID::  10491
Charles-Francois Daubigny1.jpg



Charles-Francois Daubigny The Crossroads at the Eagle's Nest, Forest of Fontainebleau oil painting on canvas



Visit European Gallery


  Charles-Francois Daubigny
  French Barbizon School Painter, 1817-1878 was one of the painters of the Barbizon school, and is considered an important precursor of Impressionism. Daubigny was born into a family of painters and was taught the art by his father Edmond François Daubigny and his uncle, miniaturist Pierre Daubigny. Initially Daubigny painted in a traditional style, but this changed after 1843 when he settled in Barbizon to work outside in nature. Even more important was his meeting with Camille Corot in 1852 in Optevoz (Is??re). On his famous boat Botin, which he had turned into a studio, he painted along the Seine and Oise, often in the region around Auvers. From 1852 onward he came under the influence of Gustave Courbet. In 1866 Daubigny visited England, eventually returning because of the Franco-Prussian war in 1870. In London he met Claude Monet, and together they left for the Netherlands. Back in Auvers, he met Paul Cezanne, another important impressionist.
  The Crossroads at the Eagle's Nest, Forest of Fontainebleau
  1844Oil on canvas

  Related Paintings::.
  | grasandshona med ungar | The Descent from the Cross | The Rape of the Daughter of Leucippus (mk08) |


Prev Painting       Next Painting