Jean-Baptiste Corot Quotes (1 quote)
As quoted in: Saturday Review, 18 March 1944, p. 19
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
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Born: July 16, 1796
Died: February 22, 1875 (aged 78)
Bio: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was a French landscape painter and printmaker in etching. Corot was the leading painter of the Barbizon school of France in the mid-nineteenth century. He is a pivotal figure in landscape painting and his vast output simultaneously references the Neo-Classical tradition and anticipates the plein-air innovations of Impressionism.