(1796 - 1875)
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was active/lived in France, Italy. Jean Baptiste Camille Corot is known for tonalist landscape painting.
The following was written and compiled by Jean Ershler Schatz, artits and researcher from Laguna Woods, California:
Jean Baptiste Camille Corot was born in Paris in 1796 in a house on a corner that looked out on the bridges that loop the Seine. His father ran a fashionable millinery shop. He was twenty-six years old when he entered the studio of landscape painter Achille-Etna Michallon, an artist no older than himself who encouraged him to work en plein air. Michallon died only a few months later, leaving Corot to continue his training with the much older artist Jean-Victor Bertin (who had been Michallon's teacher).
After his schooling, Camille was apprenticed to a draper He was sweet and kind ... Displaying 750 of 6675 characters.