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Corot Camille

Corot Camille Nymph Reclined oil painting on canvas
Nymph Reclined
Painting ID::  38109
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Corot Camille Nymph Reclined oil painting on canvas



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  Corot Camille
  French Realist Painter , 1796-1875 French painter, draughtsman and printmaker. After a classical education at the Coll?ge 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's 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's 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
  Nymph Reclined
  mk131 Toward 1857 they dealt with the smooth light and the espirutu poetico own of its landscapes bucolicos. The prodigious naked one that dominates the composicion overflows with a lot of the somewhat cloying conventionality of that part of the work of corot.

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