JACQUE, Charles Émile
(b. 1813, Paris, d. 1894, Paris)

Landscape with a Herd

Oil on cardboard, 33 x 54 cm
The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

Charles Jacque was a primary and influential member of the Barbizon School. His strong, realistic yet sensitive depiction of shepherds and their flocks form one of the most cohesive and important bodies of work produced by the movement.