View of Lormes, early 1840s
Camille Corot (French, 1796–1875)
Oil on canvas; 6 1/2 x 21 5/8 in. (16.5 x 54.9 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mendelsohn, 1980 (1980.203.4)
This rapidly executed sketch, made outdoors, is one of several views of the countryside and villages in the Morvan, a mountainous region south of Paris, that Corot painted in the early 1840s.