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  • Corot, Jean Baptiste Camille 1796-1875. French painter noted for his sketches of Italian landscapes.

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  • n. French painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)

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Examples

  • These were the coming men, he said; he should not wonder if a lot of money were made over them; he had his eye on two pictures by a man called Corot, charming things; if he could get them at a reasonable price he was going to buy them — they would, he thought, fetch a big price some day.

    The Man of Property

  • These were the coming men, he said; he should not wonder if a lot of money were made over them; he had his eye on two pictures by a man called Corot, charming things; if he could get them at a reasonable price he was going to buy them -- they would, he thought, fetch a big price some day.

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  • A Corot is a tryst with all that you most admire and love best -- it speaks of youth, joyous, hopeful, expectant youth.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 06 Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Artists

  • One planet, dubbed Corot 7b, orbits its star in the equivalent of 20 Earth hours and likely has a surface of molten lava, and others are inhospitable gas giants, comparable to Neptune in our own solar neighborhood.

    The Seattle Times

  • -- and after showing us the Corot, which is a _beauty!

    We Ten Or, The Story of the Roses

  • American millionaire buys a "Corot" or a "Monet," that is to say, a piece of colored canvas upon which a highly individualized artistic temperament has recorded its vision or impression of some aspect of the world as it has been interpreted by Corot's or Monet's eye and brain and hand.

    A Study of Poetry

  • Great stones coated with yellowish moss were strewn among the ash-trees and dark hollies; and through a grove of beeches on the far side, such as Corot might have painted, a girl was running with a youth after her, who jumped down over the bank and vanished.

    Tatterdemalion

  • The isolated dwellings of the dalesfolk in the midst of tremendous solitudes -- little pastoral scenes such as Corot loved to paint -- and hemmed round by the sternest, most rugged nature, are one of the characteristics of Vosges scenery.

    In the Heart of the Vosges And Other Sketches by a "Devious Traveller"

  • So we settled on the perfect hotel venue -- les Etangs de Corot see previous tale.

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  • Braque's free line and color, anticipating abstract painting, feel released from their descriptive functions; yet balancing these carnivalesque views and Braque's entire oeuvre is a weighty classicism worthy of Nicolas Poussin; a rigorous naturalism harking back to Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot and Gustave Courbet.

    A Modern Movement Unto Himself

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