I’m always amazed when science can provide a new glimpse into the life and works of an artist who lived long before my time. It makes me feel closer to the artist’s intention to be able to understand how he or… More»
The idealized countryside painted by a native city dweller.
This light and color study wasn’t meant for exhibition, but rather was a way for Corot to explore his new scenery outside of the studio.
Houses near Orleans, about 1830, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. J. Paul Getty Museum.