Henri-Joseph Harpignies

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Place: Valenciennes

Born: 1819

Death: 1916


Henri-Joseph Harpignies (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃.ʁi ʒɔ.zɛf aʁ.pi.ɲi]) (June 28, 1819 – August 28, 1916) was a French landscape painter of the Barbizon school. He was born at Valenciennes. His parents intended for him to pursue a business career, but his determination to become an artist was so strong that it conquered all obstacles, and he was a...

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