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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.