1. Corot, Jean-Baptiste Camille. (2008). In The Columbia Encyclopedia. Retrieved from http://www.credoreference.com.ezproxy1.lib.depaul.edu/entry

This article claims that Corot was one of the most influential painters of his time. The author describes Corot’s life journey through many countries and how different places influenced his paintings. The article describes the different places Corot composed his paintings in, in order to illustrate how important the role of nature was to his work. The article gives a brief helpful summary of Corot’s life and paintings and was aimed for anyone interested in understanding the meaning behind Corot’s works.

2. Ross, Fred. Art Renewwal Center. 2/4/2010 <http://hoocher.com/Jean_Baptiste_Camille_Corot/Jean_Baptiste_Camille_Corot.htm&gt;.

This article declares that the work of Corot was once seen as unconventional but has revolutionized other artwork over time. The author gives examples of certain techniques and materials that were unique to Corot’s style during the 19th century. The author adds the thought of other critics to further demonstrate the importance of Corot’s one of a kind style. This article was written to encourage individualism in aspiring artists.

3. Corot, Jean-Baptiste Camille (1796-1875).” The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia with Atlas and Weather guide. Abington: Helicon, 2009. Credo Reference. Web. 02 April 2010.

This article suggests that Corot’s compositions can be divided into three categories: landscape, religious, or romanticized paintings of women. The author compares the colors used in the three different styles to demonstrate the differences. He explains the different colors Corot used such as a palette of browns, ochres, and greens used in the landscape style; in order to explain the important role that context played in the different aspects of Corot’s paintings. The description of technique this article offers was aimed to influence other artists.

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