French landscape and portrait painter and printmaker in etching (1796-1875)
July 16, 1796
|Died||February 22, 1875 (aged 78)|
|Known for||Painting, printmaking|
He is a key figure in landscape painting, and painted many works. He was in the Neo-Classical tradition, but he anticipated the "en plein air" (painting outside in front of the scenery) of impressionism.
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