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 (kô-rō′, kə-), Jean Baptiste Camille 1796-1875.
French artist of the Barbizon school whose landscape paintings influenced the impressionists.
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(French kɔro)
(Biography) Jean Baptiste Camille (ʒɑ̃ batist kamij). 1796–1875, French landscape and portrait painter
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(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., and a young woman--a girl, a female, I don't know what to call her--from Vermont, or Minnesota, or some such place.
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. Everywhere treasures of art, yet everywhere the restraining hand of the artist.
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.
A mid- to late-season red wine grape, Corot Noir is the result of a cross made in 1970 between Seyve Villard 18-307 and Steuben.
Corot (1796-1875) was and is much better known for moody landscapes, within which dabs of white paint flicker like candlelight from amid deep green trees and undergrowth.
From left: Claude Monet's "Garden at Sainte-Adresse," oil on canvas 1867; Camille Corot's "In the Garden at the Ville d'Avray," oil on canvas ca.
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.
Bustier dress cut from the tapestry "Le coq" b Jean Lurcat, made by Corot (circa 1955).
CoRoT Sol 1 is considered the sun's twin because of nearly identical mass and chemical composition, the astronomers said.
Spectra from the High Dispersion Spectrograph (HDS) on the Subaru Telescope showed that CoRoT Sol 1 is about 6.7 billion years old while space-based data from the CoRoT (Convection, Rotation and planetary Transits) satellite indicated a rotation period of 29 plus/ minus 5 days.
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.