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Corot Book Play

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The cover of this book appealed to me because of it’s clean, textured, earth toned material with one simple symbol on the front cover. Usually I am all about color but the cover of this book is just soothing.

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This cute little book is a biographical and critical study by Jean Leymarie, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. Camille Corot was a French painter born July 16, 1796. Maybe his work has to be viewed lifesize in a museum not all scrunched up in a small book. This is one of his paintings that I liked the most. Souvenir of Mortefontaine, 1864. Louvre, Paris

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Then it was just fun with the book cover.
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