Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date Published: 1996
Edition: Exhibition catalogue
Book Id: 29311
479pp. Quarto [31.5 cm] Green cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Near fine. There are two faint scratches on the front board. They measure 4 inches long. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with rubbing.
With 344 illustrations, 179 in color. From the jacket- "Corot's long and prolific career coincided with major artistic developments: the flourishing of Neoclassical, Romantic, and Realist tendencies; the Barbizon school; the rise of Impressionism. Although he has been claimed at various times for each of these movements, Corot defies categorization. His art was fueled with by a profound love of the natural world, and the vision he pursued was his own.