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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. Mich (showing 500 of 6675 characters).