Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

French landscape and portrait painter and printmaker in etching (1796-1875)

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (16 July 1796 – 22 February 1875) was a French landscape and portrait painter as well as a printmaker in etching.

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
Portrait of Corot circa 1850
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

(1796-07-16)July 16, 1796
DiedFebruary 22, 1875(1875-02-22) (aged 78)
Known forPainting, printmaking
MovementRealism, Romanticism

He is a key figure in landscape painting, and painted many works. He was in the Neo-Classical tradition, but he anticipated the "en plein air" (painting outside in front of the scenery) of impressionism.

St Sebastian Succoured by Holy Women, between 1851 and 1873

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