Study for "The Destruction of Sodom"

Camille Corot French

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 803

This small sketch records Corot’s composition for The Destruction of Sodom (29.100.18) as the artist conceived it in 1843. That year, the large painting was rejected by the jurors of the Paris Salon but it was accepted when Corot resubmitted it in 1844.

Study for "The Destruction of Sodom", Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris), Oil on canvas

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