JACQUE, Charles Émile
(b. 1813, Paris, d. 1894, Paris)
Landscape with a Herd1872
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.