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.