Barbizon

adjective Bar·bi·zon \ ˌbär-bə-ˈzōn , -ˈzän \

Definition of Barbizon

: of, relating to, or being a school of mid-19th century French landscape painters whose naturalistic canvases were based on direct observation of nature

Origin and Etymology of barbizon

Barbizon, France


Barbizon

geographical name Bar·bi·zon \ ˌbär-bē-ˈzōⁿ , ˈbär-bə-ˌzän \

Definition of Barbizon

village in northern France south-southeast of Paris population 1396

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