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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

Jean Baptiste Camille  Corot The Castel Sant'Angelo and the Tiber (mk05) oil painting on canvas
The Castel Sant'Angelo and the Tiber (mk05)
Painting ID::  20897
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Jean Baptiste Camille  Corot The Castel Sant'Angelo and the Tiber (mk05) oil painting on canvas



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  Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
  1796-1875 Corot Locations French painter, draughtsman and printmaker. After a classical education at the College de Rouen, where he did not distinguish himself, and an unsuccessful apprenticeship with two drapers, Corot was allowed to devote himself to painting at the age of 26. He was given some money that had been intended for his sister, who had died in 1821, and this, together with what we must assume was his family continued generosity, freed him from financial worries and from having to sell his paintings to earn a living. Corot chose to follow a modified academic course of training. He did not enrol in the Ecole des Beaux-Arts but studied instead with Achille Etna Michallon and, after Michallon death in 1822, with Jean-Victor Bertin. Both had been pupils of Pierre-Henri Valenciennes, and, although in later years Corot denied that he had learnt anything of value from his teachers, his career as a whole shows his attachment to the principles of historic landscape painting which they professed.
  The Castel Sant'Angelo and the Tiber (mk05)
  Rome Canvas 10 1/2 x 18 1/2''(27 x 47 cm)Given in 1906 R.F 1622 (G/AR)

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