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Panoramic Landscape (Paysage panoramique)

Théodore Rousseau

European Art

On View: Beaux-Arts Court, South, 3rd Floor
The painters Théodore Rousseau and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot were proponents of working en plein air (painting outdoors). These two informal oil sketches summarily define terrain, foliage, and sky in a series of delicate touches and broad brushstrokes, foreshadowing the Impressionist awareness of light and atmosphere. They are the kind of quick landscape studies that both artists might have used as inspiration for larger compositions made in the studio.
MEDIUM Oil on paper mounted on canvas
  • Place Made: France
  • DATES ca. 1831-1834
    DIMENSIONS 5 5/8 x 11 1/2 in. (14.3 x 29.2 cm) frame: 9 7/8 x 15 1/2 in. (25.1 x 39.4 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS European Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Beaux-Arts Court, South, 3rd Floor
    CREDIT LINE Healy Purchase Fund B
    RIGHTS STATEMENT No known copyright restrictions
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    CAPTION Théodore Rousseau (French, 1812-1867). Panoramic Landscape (Paysage panoramique), ca. 1831-1834. Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 5 5/8 x 11 1/2 in. (14.3 x 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Healy Purchase Fund B, 1999.30 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1999.30_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 1999.30_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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