Italian Landscape (Site d'Italie, Soleil Levant)

Oil on canvas | 63.5 x 101.3cm | c. 1835

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Hazy, golden morning light bathes this peaceful landscape where peasants sing and dance in a field. The picturesque ruins of a Classical temple loom in the background just beyond a distinctive towering umbrella pine, a tree native to Italy. To the le...
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