The Ferryman

Artist: Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris)

Date: ca. 1865

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 26 1/8 x 19 3/8 in. (66.4 x 49.2 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913

Accession Number: 14.40.811


Like many of the landscapes Corot painted at the end of his career, The Ferryman exemplifies the timeless, idyllic quality that contemporary critics appreciated in his work.