In the 19th century, Charles François Daubigny was one of the most important French landscape artists. He became renowned for his urge for innovation, and was popular with collectors, critics and the general public, as well as with other artists. This exhibition is the first to explore Daubigny’s role as the founding father of Impressionism and as a major source of inspiration for Vincent van Gogh. Read more.
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