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Landscape with Lake and Boatman  1839

by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

After a long day, a solitary boatman poles his boat ashore across the water's placid surface. An array of colors--citron, lavender, turquoise, and rose--fills the sky as the sun slowly sets. Light reflects against the trees, turning the edges and foliage yellow-orange; the pool of water shimmers with reflections. The dramatically colored backlighting and the tiny, lone man...
62.5 x 102.9 cm
Oil on canvas
Courtesy of The Getty