In ancient Rome, togas were no laughing matter. They were the fashion must-have for all male citizens, but men hated them: they were heavy, made your left arm as useful as a T. Rex’s, and required a team of highly… 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.