"Lavandières au bord de l’Oise" (Washerwomen on the Banks of the Oise) (1874), by Charles-François Daubigny (French, 1817-1878). Daubigny was one of the painters of the Barbizon school, and is considered an important precursor of Impressionism. He was influenced by Corot and Courbet. He is considered to have been an influence on the then younger painters, Monet and Cézanne .

Ancien four de la tuilerie de Chaalis, connu localement comme la 'lanterne des morts' dans Commelle, commune d’Orry-la-Ville, Département de l’Oise, France

'Lantern of the Dead' (French: lanterne des morts) is the architectural name for the small towers in stone found chiefly in the centre and west of France, pierced with small openings at the top, where a light was exhibited at night to indicate the position of a cemetery.

 

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