Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, ‘Soissons seen from Mr. Henry's factory’, 1833, Kröller-Müller Museum
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, ‘Soissons seen from Mr. Henry's factory’, 1833, Kröller-Müller Museum
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Soissons seen from Mr. Henry's factory, 1833

Oil on canvas
31 1/2 × 39 3/5 in
80 × 100.5 cm
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Kröller-Müller Museum
Otterlo
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The fabrics trader Henry commissioned Corot to paint the view from his home and factory. The artist …

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The fabrics trader Henry commissioned Corot to paint the view from his home and factory. The artist greatly admired the work of 17th century Dutch landscape painters, which is clearly evident in this painting, with its low horizon, high cloudy sky, the light and realistic painting style.

Peace and harmony
Corot’s …

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
French, 1796–1875
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Known for bridging the Neoclassic tradition of allegory set in nature with Realism and plein air

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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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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, ‘Soissons seen from Mr. Henry's factory’, 1833, Kröller-Müller Museum
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, ‘Soissons seen from Mr. Henry's factory’, 1833, Kröller-Müller Museum
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About the work
Kröller-Müller Museum
Otterlo
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The fabrics trader Henry commissioned Corot to paint the view from his home and factory. The artist …

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The fabrics trader Henry commissioned Corot to paint the view from his home and factory. The artist greatly admired the work of 17th century Dutch landscape painters, which is clearly evident in this painting, with its low horizon, high cloudy sky, the light and realistic painting style.

Peace and harmony
Corot’s …

Read more
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
French, 1796–1875
Follow

Known for bridging the Neoclassic tradition of allegory set in nature with Realism and plein air

Read more

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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Soissons seen from Mr. Henry's factory, 1833

Oil on canvas
31 1/2 × 39 3/5 in
80 × 100.5 cm
Permanent collection
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