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Corot : extraordinary landscapes

Author: Vincent Pomarède; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot; Gérard de Wallens
Publisher: New York : Abrams, [1996]
Series: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
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Was Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot the last of the Classical painters or a precursor of the Impressionists? With his quiet, luminous canvases, which were miracles of light, color, and form, this legendary French painter forever changed the direction of landscape painting.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Pomarède; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot; Gérard de Wallens
ISBN: 0810963272 9780810963276
OCLC Number: 35824583
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 cm.
Contents: I. The Uneventful Childhood of a Future Cloth Merchant --
II. The First Trip to Rome (1825-1828) --
III. The Beginning of a Career (1828-1844) --
IV. The "Souvenir" and the Quest for the Golden Age (1845-1865) --
V.A Flamboyant Old Age (1865-1875).
Series Title: Discoveries (New York, N.Y.)
Other Titles: Corot.
Extraordinary landscapes
Responsibility: Vincent Pomarède and Gérard de Wallens ; translated from the French by Lisa Davidson.

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Was Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot the last of the Classical painters or a precursor of the Impressionists? With his quiet, luminous canvases, which were miracles of light, color, and form, this legendary French painter forever changed the direction of landscape painting.

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