Fontainebleau: Oak Trees at Bas-Bréau

Oil on paper, laid down on wood | 39.7 x 49.5cm | 1832 or 1833

Camille Corot

Corot painted this study in the summer of 1832 or 1833 in Bas-Bréau, a section of Fontainebleau forest that was famous for its immense oak trees. It was executed in the naturalistic style that he had previously developed in Italy. The tree reappears ...
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