Definition of Barbizon School in English:

Barbizon School

Line breaks: Bar|bi¦zon School
Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːbɪzɒn
 
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  • A mid 19th-century school of French landscape painters who reacted against classical conventions and based their art on direct study of nature. Led by Théodore Rousseau, the group included Charles Daubigny and Jean-François Millet.

Origin

named after Barbizon, a small village in the forest of Fontainebleau, near Paris, where Rousseau and others worked.

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