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Photographes de Barbizon, Les: La forêt de Fontainebleau
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Photographes de Barbizon, Les: La forêt de Fontainebleau

Tapa dura, 92 páginas, 31.5 x 24.5 x 1.4 cm.


With the arrival of Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the Romantics on the literary scene, a new perception of nature was born. The new feeling of nature, first hatched in literature, won painters and led many of them They made the vast Chaillely plain near the well-known hamlet of Barbizon, and even more of the neighboring forest massif, a vast workshop. From 1825 to 1860, the forest of Fontainebleau became the great painting studio which would last until 1875 under the name of Barbizon school, among them photographers: half a thousand prints from 1850 to 1880 were preserved by collectors, museums or the Bibliothèque nationale de France.
This work was published on the occasion of the exhibition "The Photographers of Barbizon: the Forest of Fontainebleau", presented at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, on the Richelieu site, Galerie Colbert, from 5 December 1991 to 5 January 1992.