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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Distributed by Harry N. Abrams, c1996
|Named Person:||Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gary Tinterow; Michael Pantazzi; Vincent Pomarède; Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot; Galeries nationales du Grand Palais (France); National Gallery of Canada.; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
|ISBN:||0870997696 9780870997693 0870997718 9780870997716|
|Notes:||"Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Corot", held at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, February 27-May 27, 1996; at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, June 21-September 22, 1996; and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 22, 1996-January 19, 1997"--T.p. verso.|
|Description:||xvi, 479 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.|
|Contents:||1821-34 The Making of An Artist. Catalogue: 1-60 / Vincent Pomarede --
1835-58 The Greatest Landscape Painter of Our Time. Catalogue: 61-114 / Michael Pantazzi --
1859-75 Le Pere Corot: The Very Poet of Landscape. Catalogue: 115-163 / Gary Tinterow --
Corot Forgeries: Is the Artist Responsible? / Vincent Pomarede --
Corot and His Collectors / Michael Pantazzi.
|Responsibility:||Gary Tinterow, Michael Pantazzi, Vincent Pomarède.|
Corot's long and prolific career coincided with major artistic developments: the flourishing of Neoclassical, Romantic, and Realist tendencies; the Barbizon school; the rise of Impressionism. Although he has been claimed at various times for each of these movements, Corot defies categorization. His art was fueled by a profound love of the natural world, and the vision he pursued was his own. This catalogue of the exhibition recounts the engrossing progress of his life and art.