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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Biography

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was born on July 16, 1796 into the family of a draper. His mother was a fashionable milliner of the First Empire and Restoration periods. At the age of 19, Corot started attending evening classes at the atelier Suisse run by one of David's former pupils. He also had a studio built in the country house of his father at Ville-d' Avray, near Versailles.

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Bibliography

Painting of Europe. XIII-XX centuries. Encyclopedic Dictionary. Moscow. Iskusstvo. 1999.

Camille Corot. By V. Alpatov. Moscow. 1984.

Corot in Italy: Open-Air Painting and the Classical Landscape Tradition by Peter Galassi, Jean-Baptiste-C Corot. Yale Univ Pr, 1991.

In the Light of Italy: Corot and Early Open-Air Painting by Philip Conisbee, Sarah Faunce (Contributor), Jeremy Strick (Contributor), National Gallery of ArtU.S., Brooklyn Museum, Peter Galassi. Natl Gallery of Art, 1996.