How to use Barbizon in a sentence
He went to Paris at the age of twenty, and, as a pupil of Corot, came into close touch with the Barbizon masters.
This last work, exhibited in 1848, obtained conspicuous success, but did not sell till Ledru Rollin, informed of the painter's dire distress, gave him Soo francs for it, and accompanied the purchase with a commission, the money for which enabled Millet to leave Paris for Barbizon, a village on the skirts of the forest of Fontainebleau.
His pictures, like those of the rest of the Barbizon school, have since greatly increased in value.
The distinctive note of the school is seen in the work of Rousseau and of Millet, each of whom, after spending his early years in Paris, made his home in Barbizon.
They both died at Barbizon - Rousseau in 1867 and Millet in 1875.Advertisement
The ideas of the " Barbizon school " only gradually obtained acceptance, but the chief members of it now rank among the greater artists of their time.
Croal Thomson, The Barbizon School (1891), with a full list of the French authorities to be consulted; Jules Breton, Nos peintres du siecle, Paris, igoo.
John Casablancas, Barbizon, and many other names of companies you may hear about.
Elegant Barbizon nightgowns were produced by the Barbizon company from 1933 to 1991.
The lingerie company, Barbizon, mass produced women's lingerie using their own rayon materials and designs.Advertisement
To add to the Barbizon mystique, the company gave their lingerie items romantic names such as "Angel Bendaire."
After decades of success, Barbizon was sold to Vanity Fair and was eventually phased out.
Today vintage Barbizon nightgowns are highly desired by vintage clothing collectors and lingerie lovers.
Barbizon trademarked their fabric masterpieces, leaving a good record for collectors to use to track down their favorites.
Vintage lingerie buyers looking for Barbizon nightgowns should know a few things before shopping for them.Advertisement
Knowing a little about Barbizon nightgowns before you shop may prevent you from purchasing a knockoff or getting the wrong item.
Barbizon used sew-in tags that displayed the collection and company name.
Early Barbizon nightgowns were manufactured in pastel colors like baby blue, buttercream and powder pink.
Nightgowns from Barbizon are difficult to find but worth the search when you do find them.
Some of the brands sold include Vanity Fair, Maidenform, Van Raalte and Barbizon.Advertisement