Charles-François Daubigny was one of the painters of the Barbizon school, and is considered an important precursor of Impressionism. Daubigny was born in Paris, into a family of painters and was taught the art by his father Edmond François Daubigny and his uncle, miniaturist Pierre Daubigny. Initially Daubigny painted in a traditional style, but this changed after 1843 when he settled in Barbizon to work outside in nature. Even more important was his meeting with Camille Corot in 1852 in Optevoz . On his famous boat Botin, which he had turned into a studio, he painted along the Seine and...
|Birthdate:||February 15, 1817|
|Date of death:||February 19, 1878|
|Also known as:||Charles-Francois Daubigny, Charles Franois Daubigny|