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Corot

[kaw-roh, kuh-; French kaw-roh] /kɔˈroʊ, kə-; French kɔˈroʊ/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste Camille
[zhahn ba-teest ka-mee-yuh] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist kaˈmi yə/ (Show IPA),
1796–1875, French painter.
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  • However, figure to yourself Corot fully embarked on his career as a painter.

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  • By Corot there is but one painting at Chantilly, but it is one of his finest works.

    Chantilly in History and Art Louise M. Richter
  • The scenery is soft and silvery in tone, like the landscape of a Corot.

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  • As a landscape painter he does not belong to the family of Corot and Dupr.

  • Corot took many a long walk with him over narrow, unfrequented paths.

    Stories Pictures Tell Flora L. Carpenter
  • Hung in a gallery among other pictures, a Corot does not clamour for notice.

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  • Corot also took the brilliant opportunity of the hours of sleep.

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  • So with a Corot picture; its quietness is the very antipodes of stagnation.

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  • A great-granddaughter of Fragonard, she seems to have inherited his talent; Corot and Renoir forcibly appealed to her.

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Corot

/French kɔro/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste Camille (ʒɑ̃ batist kamij). 1796–1875, French landscape and portrait painter
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