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View of Harfleur, 1852

Johan Barthold Jongkind

Dutch, 1819-1891
Oil on canvas
17 x 23-1/2 in. (43.2 x 59.7 cm)
The Norton Simon Foundation
F.1969.08.2.P
© The Norton Simon Foundation

Not on view

Jongkind grew up in provincial Holland and went to art school in The Hague before traveling to France in 1846. Along with Boudin, he exerted a strong influence on the young Monet, who wrote, "It was Jongkind who was my real teacher. I owe the crucial training of my eye to him."

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