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Barbizon School
The Barbizon
Barbizon
school of painters were part of an art movement towards Realism in art, which arose in the context of the dominant Romantic Movement of the time. The Barbizon
Barbizon
school was active roughly from 1830 through 1870. It takes its name from the village of Barbizon, France, near the Forest of Fontainebleau, where many of the artists gathered. Some of the most prominent features of this school are its tonal qualities, color, loose brushwork, and softness of form.[1]Contents1 History 2 Influence in Europe 3 Gallery 4 Related artists 5 See also 6 References 7 Suggested sources 8 External linksHistory[edit] In 1824 the Salon de Paris exhibited works of John Constable, an English painter. His rural scenes influenced some of the younger artists of the time, moving them to abandon formalism and to draw inspiration directly from nature
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The Gleaners
The Gleaners
The Gleaners
(Des glaneuses) is an oil painting by Jean-François Millet completed in 1857. It depicts three peasant women gleaning a field of stray stalks of wheat after the harvest. The painting is famous for featuring in a sympathetic way what were then the lowest ranks of rural society; this was received poorly by the French upper classes.Contents1 History 2 Composition 3 Legacy 4 Notes 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] Millet's The Gleaners
The Gleaners
was preceded by a vertical painting of the image in 1854 and an etching in 1855. Millet unveiled The Gleaners
The Gleaners
at the Salon in 1857
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Hungarian National Gallery
The Hungarian National Gallery
Hungarian National Gallery
(also known as Magyar Nemzeti Galéria), was established in 1957 as the national art museum. It is located in Buda Castle
Buda Castle
in Budapest, Hungary. Its collections cover Hungarian art
Hungarian art
in all genres, including the works of many nineteenth- and twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worked in Paris and other locations in the West. The primary museum for international art in Budapest
Budapest
is the Museum of Fine Arts.Contents1 Exhibitions 2 Controversy 3 References 4 External linksExhibitions[edit]Christ in front of Pilate, Mihály Munkácsy, 1881Woman Dressed in Polka Dots Robe, József Rippl-Rónai, 1889The National Gallery houses Medieval, Renaissance, Gothic art, Baroque and Renaissance Hungarian art
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Paul Huet
Paul Huet
Paul Huet
(3 October 1803 – 8 January 1869) was a French painter and printmaker born in Paris
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Fontainebleau
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
(/ˈfɒntɪnˌbloʊ/; French pronunciation: ​[fɔ̃tɛnblo])[1] is a commune in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located 55.5 kilometres (34.5 mi) south-southeast of the centre of Paris. Fontainebleau is a sub-prefecture of the Seine-et-Marne
Seine-et-Marne
department, and it is the seat of the arrondissement of Fontainebleau
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Claude Monet
Oscar- Claude Monet
Claude Monet
(/moʊˈneɪ/; French: [klod mɔnɛ]; 14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.[1][2] The term "Impressionism" is derived from the title of his painting Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), which was exhibited in 1874 in the first of the independent exhibitions mounted by Monet and his associates as an alternative to the Sal
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, commonly known as Auguste Renoir (US: /rɛnˈwɑːr/ or UK: /ˈrɛnwɑːr/; French: [pjɛʁ oɡyst ʁənwaʁ]; 25 February 1841 – 3 December 1919), was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style
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Frédéric Bazille
Jean Frédéric Bazille
Frédéric Bazille
(December 6, 1841 – November 28, 1870) was a French Impressionist painter. Many of Bazille's major works are examples of figure painting in which he placed the subject figure within a landscape painted en plein air.[1]Contents1 Life and work 2 Main works 3 Selected paintings 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksLife and work[edit]Bazille's Studio; 9 Rue de la Condamine, 1870, Musée d'Orsay, Paris. From left to right: Pierre Auguste Renoir
Pierre Auguste Renoir
sitting, Emile Zola (standing on the stairs), Eduard Manet
Eduard Manet
and Claude Monet
Claude Monet
(with the hat) – next to Bazille, talking about one of his paintings.[2] Frédéric Bazille
Frédéric Bazille
was born in Montpellier, Hérault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France, into a wealthy Protestant
Protestant
family
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Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire
Empire
or the Dual Monarchy
Dual Monarchy
in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire
Austrian Empire
(the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary ( Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen
Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen
or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867
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Baia Mare
Baia Mare
Baia Mare
(Romanian pronunciation: [ˈbaja ˈmare] ( listen); Hungarian: Nagybánya; German: Frauenbach; Ukrainian: Бая-Маре; Latin: Rivulus Dominarum; Yiddish: באניע‎, Banya) is a municipality along the Săsar River, in northwestern Romania; it is the capital of Maramureș County. The city is situated about 600 kilometres (373 miles) from Bucharest, 70 km (43 mi) from the border with Hungary, and 50 km (31 mi) from the border with Ukraine. Located south of Igniș and Gutâi Mountains, Baia Mare
Baia Mare
had a population of 123,738 at the 2011 census, and a metropolitan area home to 215,932 residents. The city administers four villages: Blidari (Kőbánya), Firiza (Felsőfernezely), Valea Borcutului (Borpatak) and Valea Neagră (Feketepatak)
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Romania
Coordinates: 46°N 25°E / 46°N 25°E / 46; 25Romania România  (Romanian)FlagCoat of armsAnthem: Deșteaptă-te, române! '"Awaken thee, Romanian!"Location of  Romania  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)  –  [Legend]Capital and largest city Bucharest 44°25′N 26°06′E / 44.417°N 26.100°E / 44.417; 26.100Official languages Romanian[1]Recognised minority languages[2]Albanian Armenian Bulgarian Czech Croatian German Greek Italian Macedonian Hungarian Polish Romani Russian Rusyn Serbian Slovak Tatar Turkish Ukrainian YiddishEthnic groups (2011[3])88.9% Romanians 6.1% Hungarians 3.0% Roma 0.2% Ukrainians 0.2% GermansDemonym RomanianGovernment Unitary semi-presidential republic• PresidentKlaus Iohannis• Pr
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Pushkin Museum
The Pushkin State Museum
Museum
of Fine Arts (Russian: Музей изобразительных искусств им. А.С. Пушкина, also known as ГМИИ) is the largest museum of European art in Moscow, located in Volkhonka street, just opposite the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
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Félix Ziem
Félix Ziem
Félix Ziem
(February 26, 1821 – November 10, 1911) was a French painter in the style of the Barbizon School.Contents1 Biography 2 Career 3 Selected paintings 4 See also 5 Notes 6 ReferencesBiography[edit] He was born Félix-Francois Georges Philibert Ziem in Beaune
Beaune
in the Côte-d'Or
Côte-d'Or
département of the Burgundy
Burgundy
région of France. His mother was a native of Burgundy
Burgundy
who had married an immigrant from Croatia. Originally, Ziem planned to be an architect, studied in the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon, and for a time he worked as an architect
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Museum Of Fine Arts, Ghent
The Museum of Fine Arts (Dutch: Museum voor Schone Kunsten (MSK)) in Ghent, Belgium, is situated at the East side of the Citadelpark (near the Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst). The museum holds a large permanent collection of art from the Middle Ages until the mid 20th century. The collection focuses on Flemish Art (Southern Netherlands) but also has several European- especially French- paintings
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Louvre
8.1 million (2017)Ranked 1st nationally Ranked 1st globallyDirector Jean-Luc MartinezCurator Marie-Laure de RochebrunePublic transit accessPalais Royal – Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre
Louvre-Rivoli Website www.louvre.frThe Louvre
Louvre
(US: /ˈluːv(rə)/),[1] or the Louvre
Louvre
Museum (French: Musée du Louvre
Musée du Louvre
[myze dy luvʁ] ( listen)), is the world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine
Seine
in the city's 1st arrondissement (district or ward)
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Brooklyn Museum
The Brooklyn
Brooklyn
Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2), the museum is New York City's third largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.[2] Located near the Prospect Heights, Crown Heights, Flatbush, and Park Slope neighborhoods of Brooklyn
Brooklyn
and founded in 1895, the Beaux-Arts building, designed by McKim, Mead and White, was planned to be the largest art museum in the world. The museum initially struggled to maintain its building and collection, only to be revitalized in the late 20th century, thanks to major renovations. Significant areas of the collection include antiquities, specifically their collection of Egyptian antiquities
Egyptian antiquities
spanning over 3,000 years
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