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“The Barbizon Painters” Arthur Hoeber in good condition.

Arthur Hoeber’s “The Barbizon Painters” is a tribute to the mid-19th-century Barbizon School, a group of French artists who rejected academic traditions in favor of portraying nature and rural life with realism. Hoeber, an American art critic, praises the Barbizon painters, including Millet, Rousseau, and Corot, for their dedication to en plein air painting and capturing the unadorned beauty of the natural world. His work emphasizes the importance of portraying rural life authentically, applauding the artists’ departure from idealized depictions. Hoeber’s reflections contribute to a deeper understanding of the Barbizon School’s influence on art history, highlighting their enduring legacy in the pursuit of realism and nature-inspired aesthetics.

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