One of three paintings donated by Mrs McCleve to York Art Gallery.
A Watering Place in Marshland with a distant Tower by Camille Corot, 18601870
© York Art Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 36 x 53 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- A M McCleve through The Art Fund
The theme of figures and animals next to a watering place is widespread in Corot's work, and illustrates how the evocation of mood eventually became more important to the artist than the specific nature of a particular location.
Vente O'daord, 5/4/1878 (4). Henry Van den Bergh; Mrs Stephen Roskill.