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 (kô-rō′, kə-), Jean Baptiste Camille 1796-1875.
French artist of the Barbizon school whose landscape paintings influenced the impressionists.


(French kɔro)
(Biography) Jean Baptiste Camille (ʒɑ̃ batist kamij). 1796–1875, French landscape and portrait painter


(kɔˈroʊ, kə-)

Jean Baptiste Camille, 1796–1875, French painter.
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Noun1.Corot - French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)Corot - French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
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One of them is a young man from Boston,--an aesthetic young man, who talks about its being "a real Corot day," etc.
Slowly he threaded his way amongst the elegant Louis Quinze furniture, examining as though for the first time the beautiful old tapestry, the Sevres china, the Chippendale table, which was priceless, the exquisite portraits painted by Greuze, and the mysterious green twilights and grey dawns of Corot.
The landscape is a genuine Corot, and, though a connoisseur might perhaps throw a doubt upon that Salvator Rosa, there cannot be the least question about the Bouguereau.
Impressionism Their Impressionist purchases were generally less expensive than the works they had been acquiring by artists such as Turner and Corot In 1913, Gwendoline acquired her most important painting, La Parisienne, for PS5,000.
Impact of processing parameters on the phenolic profile of wines produced from hybrid red grapes Marechal Foch, Corot Noir, and Marquette.
Bustier dress cut from the tapestry "Le coq" b Jean Lurcat, made by Corot (circa 1955).
If the sun evolves like its newly discovered relative, dubbed CoRoT Sol 1 -- the farthest of the so-called solar twins in the Milky Way galaxy -- all the water on Earth will boil away, they said.
Spectra from the High Dispersion Spectrograph (HDS) on the Subaru Telescope showed that CoRoT Sol 1 is about 6.
Freud, whose family left Germany to escape the rise of the Nazis, said in his will that the painting by French artist Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot will be given to the central London gallery as a thank you to the country that welcomed his family after they fled Hitler.
For the first time--and perhaps the only time--one of the finest collections of Impressionist works in North America will be displayed in a Canadian exclusive at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal will be the sole Canadian venue for this historic tour, which will travel from Europe to Asia during expansion work at the prestigious Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Chosen for their exceptional quality, 74 paintings by Bonnard, Corot, Degas, Gauguin, Manet, Millet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Sisley, and Toulouse-Lautrec, including a selection of 21 outstanding canvases by Renoir, and the Degas sculpture Little Dancer Aged Fourteen (on view exclusively in Montreal) will be shown at the MMFA.
I remember relaxing with him once, while discussing Corot in common admiration.
In 1922, on the occasion of a retrospective of nineteenth-century art, the English art critic Roger Fry suspected that "Some day, no doubt, psychologists will explain how Corot I is related to Corot II, and why one turned into the other.