The life of a painting can be pretty unpredictable. Some are constantly on the move, reaching different parts of the world as they travel through time. When I started at the Getty as an intern, I had only recently returned… 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.