Johan Barthold Jongkind
(1819 - 1891)
Johan Barthold Jongkind was active/lived in Netherlands, France. Johan Jongkind is known for landscape, seascape and marine painting.
Johan Jongkind was born at Latrop, near Rotterdam, Holland on June 3,1819. The now noted marine and landscape painter and etcher went to Paris in 1846 to work with Eugene Isabey. The Salon rejected many of his pictures, and in 1952 awarded him only the third-class medal. But he won recognition from such men as Baudelaire, Burty and Marmontel.
Jongkind joined the school of Fountainebleau, greatly influencing the French landscape painters. He was essentially the initiator of contemporary Impressionism, and was really the master of Diaz, Monet, Sisley and Pissarro. Jongkind, who was a master watercolorist, was also a founder of La Societe des Aquafortistes.
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