A Woman Reading Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris ) Date: 1869 and 1870 Medium: Oil on canvas Dimensions: 21 3/8 x 14 3/4 in. (54.3 x 37.5 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Gift of Louise Senff Cameron, in memory of her uncle, Charles H. Senff, 1928 Accession Number: 28.90
"Reader Crowned with Flowers (Virgil's Muse)" in 1845 by Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (Paris 1796 -1875) Oil on canvas. Musee du Louvre. Corot was the leading painter of the Barbizon school. Art movement towards realism in art, which arose in the context of the dominant Romantic Movement of the time. 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.