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Barbizon School

[bahr-buh-zon] /ˈbɑr bəˌzɒn/
noun
1.
a group of French painters of the mid-19th century whose landscapes and genre paintings depicted peasant life and the quality of natural light on objects.
Origin
named after Barbizon, village near Paris, where the painters gathered
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Barbizon School

/ˈbɑːbɪˌzɒn/
noun
1.
a group of French painters of landscapes of the 1840s, including Théodore Rousseau, Daubigny, Diaz, Corot, and Millet
Word Origin
C19: from Barbizon a village near Paris and a favourite haunt of the painters
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