View of Lormes

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

Date: early 1840s

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 6 1/2 x 21 5/8 in. (16.5 x 54.9 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mendelsohn, 1980

Accession Number: 1980.203.4


This rapidly executed sketch, made outdoors, is one of several views of the countryside and villages in the Morvan, the mountainous region of Burgundy where Corot had many relatives, and which he visited in the early 1840s.