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Daubigny, Charles Francois

Born: 1817 AD
Died: 1878 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Landscape Painter, Painters

1817 – Born on February 15th in Paris into a family of painters and was taught the art by his father Edmond François Daubigny and his uncle, miniaturist Pierre Daubigny. French landscape painter.

1843 – He settled in Barbizon to work outside in nature.

1852 – He met Camille Corot in Optevoz (Isère).

         – He painted along the Seine and Oise, often in the region around Auvers.

1852 – He came under the influence of Gustave Courbet.

1859 – He became a knight of the Legion of Honour.

1864-1874 – His finest pictures were painted which consist of carefully completed landscapes with trees, river and a few ducks.

         – His most important works are: "Springtime", in the Louvre; "Borde de la Cure", Morvan; "Villerville sur Mer", "Moonlight", "Andrsy sur Oise", and "Return of the Flock".

1878 – Charles-François Daubigny died on 19th of February in Paris.