View of Rome from Monte Pincio, 1826


Corot is universally regarded as the most influential artist of the Barbizon school, and this oil sketch is a beautiful example of his genius as a landscape painter. Seven of the Corot paintings in the museum’s collection were gifts from the Hill family - View of St. Peter’s, Rome now makes eight.

View of Rome from Monte Pincio
Artist Life
1796 - 1875
Accession Number
Catalogue Raisonne
A. Robaut, L'oeuvre de Corot, Catalogue raisonne et illustre, Paris, 1902, vol. 2, no. 77, p. 32, as "Rome-Vue Prise du Monte Pincio."
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