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Featured Artist at the e.Gallery: Charles-François Daubigny | Fine Arts bLog Site
Featured Artist at the e.Gallery this week is a 19th Century artist of the Barbizon movement, Charles-François Daubigny [French, 1817-1878] Link: Charles-François Daubigny was born on February 15, 1817 in Paris. Daubigny was taught how to paint by Paul Delaroches and his father, the landscape painter Edme-François Daubigny. From 1838 Daubigny regularly contributed to exhibitions, but did not reach his full artistic development before 1848, when he received great public acclaim for his landscape paintings, which were some of the first plein air paintings. The Flood-Gate at Optevoz Harvest The Hamlet of Optevoz Les Bords de l'Oise