'The father of the modern landscape' [Manet]
He was known as 'the painter of Harfleur and Paris streets' and played an important part in the development of Impressionism. Monet called him his 'true master'.
Jongkind died at Grenoble in the French Alps in 1891 where he buried in the local cemetery.
|The Seine and Notre Dame de Paris (1864)|
|The Stagecoach (1867)|