Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
French, 1796-1875
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High auction record
$9m, Christie's, 2018
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, J. Paul Getty Museum
Selected exhibitions
2016
All Means are Sacred,
M WOODS
2015
Landscape Drawings in The Frick Collection,
The Frick Collection
From Impressionism to the Avant-Garde Movements,
Museo Soumaya

Known for bridging the Neoclassic tradition of allegory set in nature with Realism and plein air practice, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot embarked on his artistic career by studying landscape painting. Although he initially struggled to gain acceptance in the establishment, Corot flourished as a landscapist, benefiting …

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