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Making Hay

The art education of John Appleton Brown (American, 1844–1902) was fairly standard for a New England artist of the era, meaning he went to France, where he studied with a landscape painter named Émile Lambinet (French, 1813–1877), who had in turn studied with Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796–1875). Lambinet’s paintings were traditional pastoral scenes, with affinities to the Barbizon

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