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Title
The Forest of Fontainebleau
Creator
Theodore Rousseau--France, 1812-1867
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1860
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Art Collection Highlights - Images and Ideas: The Collection in Focus at the Berkeley Art Museum, University of California
Rights Information
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Description
Rousseau and his followers in the Barbizon school believed that the simplest forms of nature-trees, a sky at sunset-could speak directly to humankind.
Type
image
Format
Oil on canvas
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft967nb54r
1920.1

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