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Detailed description :Corot, un artiste et son temps

Corot, un artiste et son temps

Under the direction of Vincent  Pomarède, Chiara Stefani, Gérard Wallens (de)

Contributions by Vincent  Pomarède, Klaus Herding, Oskar Bätschmann, Chiara Stefani, Valentine Chillaz (de), Michael Clarke, Philip Conisbee, Cesare De Seta, Josine Eikelenboom Smits, François Fossier, Giulia Fusconi, John Gage, Peter Galassi, Pierre Gassier, Fransje Kuyvenhoven, Geneviève Lacambre, Patricia Mainardi, Rainer Michael Mason, Linda Nochlin, Anne Roquebert, Marcia Kay Stein, Stefano Susinno, Fronia E. Wissman

€ 59.45 tax included

This book gives a subtle view of Corot’s modernism and new consideration to its roots in neoclassical tradition. Although Corot was considered an open-air artist, he spent more time working in his studio, distancing himself from the subjects he sketched sur le motif – in nature. What was his training and what can be said of his taste? What influence did Italy have on his oeuvre? What is the profile of his contemporary collectors and how can his circle of friends be described? Do such questions enable us to reformulate the problems of attribution and dating?


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620 pages, paperback with flaps, 16 x 24 cm, 243 black-and-white illustrations and 1 color notebook.

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Proceedings of the symposium held at the Musée du Louvre on March 1 and 2, 1996, and at the Villa Medici by the Académie de France in Rome on March 9, 1996.


19th century
ISBN French2-252-03228-6
French only



Académie de France à Rome