Hiroshima Art Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of Charles-Francois Dobigny "Landscape painter, beloved by Van Gogh". The exhibition includes about 90 works provided from collections in the country and abroad. These are oil paintings, prints, watercolors and photographs. The exhibition illustrates the relationship between Daubigny and the Impressionists, and also reveals how the artist's work influenced Van Gogh. The latter even dedicated the picture “Garden of Daubigny” made in an impressionistic manner, his main plot was a slope covered with grass and flowers.
Charles-Francois Daubigny (1817-1878) - artist of the Barbizon school, one of the most significant French landscape painters of the XIX century. In his works he strove for absolute truthfulness and tried to preserve the spontaneity and immediacy of the landscape. His style of volumetric application of paints and sharp brush strokes had an impact on the impressionists of the XIX century.