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Lago di Piediluco, Umbria

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Lago di Piediluco, Umbria
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 17cm


Painted on a warm summer's day in 1826 from a site overlooking the lake of Piediluco in the district of Terni, north of Rome. Corot used this sketch as a model for the background of two paintings of the 1860s, Italian Landscape with Morning Sun (J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles) and Souvenir of Italy (Corcoran Gallery, Washington).

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