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Johan Jongkind - Dutch Artist From Art History

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Historical Artist - Johan Jongkind (1819 - 1891)

Although he was born in Holland, Johan Barthold Jongkind spent the majority of his career as a painter and etcher in France. He first studied in The Hague under Schelfhout before moving there in 1846. He exhibited with the Barbizon School and also had a part in the development of Impressionism. Although Jongkind dealt with a range of subjects, he is mostly remembered for his coastal and river scenes.

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