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Barbizon is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France. It is located near the Fontainebleau Forest.

Demographics

The inhabitants are called Barbizonais.

Art history

The Barbizon school of painters is named after the village; Théodore Rousseau and Jean-François Millet, leaders of the school, made their homes and died in the village.




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