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Houses near Orléans (Maisons aux Environs d'Orléans)  1830

by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

A countryside path cuts across a mustard-yellow field and slopes downward toward a small village. Under a cloudless sky, crisp, strong sunlight brightens a zigzag row of roofs and chimneys. Contrasting shadows are cast from rooftop to rooftop. In the right foreground, a less sharply defined verdant mass balances the geometrical order of the architecture. [br] During the ...
28.6 x 38.6 cm
Oil on paper mounted on millboard
Courtesy of The Getty