Eugène Boudin

Eugène Boudin

Eugène Boudin (1824-1898) was one of the first landscape painters in France to work outdoors.

Eugène Boudin Summary:

  • He was dubbed the “King of the Skies” by writer Charles Baudelaire and fellow artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot.
  • He was encouraged by fellow landscape artist Jean-Francois Millet.
  • Boudin was an influence on Claude Monet, who he convinced to dabble in landscape painting.
  • He joined the Impressionists and exhibited their works in 1874, but was not directly involved with the movement.
  • Boudin received the Legion of Honour at 68 years old.

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