Jean Baptiste Camille Corot / Bent Tree by the Water / 1860/70Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
Bent Tree by the Water

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Creator Name: Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: French; 1796-1875
Creator Name-CRT: Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
Title: Bent Tree by the Water
Title Type: preferred
Title: Landscape with a Great Tree
Title Type: alternate
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1860
Creation End Date: 1870
Creation Date: 1860/70
Creation Place: Europe,France
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Classification Term: chalk
Classification Term: Drawing
Classification Term: Prints and Drawings
Materials and Techniques: Charcoal, with stumping and erasing, on cream wove paper laid down on cream board.
Dimensions: 454 x 552 mm
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1969.20
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Harold Joachim Birthday Fund, restricted gifts of the Alsdorf Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. William O. Hunt and Frank B. Hubachek
Context: In 1850, Corot began to work in his "second style," with an emphasis on a softer, less literal treatment of repeated landscape motifs. He frequently employed the image of a solitary bent or gnarled tree to evoke a mood of tranquil melancholy.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1969.20
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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