A Watering Place in Marshland with a distant Tower by Camille Corot

One of three paintings donated by Mrs McCleve to York Art Gallery.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 x 53 cm
Acquired in:
1986
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.

Provenance

Vente O'daord, 5/4/1878 (4). Henry Van den Bergh; Mrs Stephen Roskill.

Venue details

York Art Gallery Exhibition Square, YORK North Yorkshire YO1 7EW 01904 687687 www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £6.82)

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