Souvenir de Mortefontaine
959 x 691 • 178 KB
Shown at the Salon of 1864 when it was acquired by the State. The most famous and, in many ways, the best of Corot's later studio landscapes. Although over-sentimental in mood and artificial in construction, the picture reveals - especially in the treatment of water and light - a response to nature that is still fresh and direct
Owner/Location: Musée du Louvre  (France - Paris)
Dates: 1864
Artist age:Approximately 68 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 65 cm (25.59 in.), Width: 89 cm (35.04 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member rocsdad on 09 January 2003.
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