The Repose, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (c. 1865/1870) [24" X 18 POSTER]
Enrich your surroundings with the serene beauty of Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot's 'The Repose,' now available as a 24" x 18" poster. Painted between 1865 and 1870, this evocative work is a fine example of Corot's transition from the plein-air naturalism of his earlier career to the more fluid, poetic style that would influence the Impressionists.
'The Repose' is particularly notable for its history of reworking; Corot revisited the canvas several times, a testament to his constant pursuit of harmony in composition and tone. This luminous depiction of a nude woman in a tranquil landscape is imbued with a sense of calm and contemplation, her form melding into the softness of her surroundings in a manner that was ahead of its time.
With subdued colors and a gentle treatment of light, Corot creates an atmosphere that is at once real and idealized, inviting viewers into a peaceful tableau detached from the rapid industrialization of the era. The subtle interplay between the figure and the distant revelers hints at a narrative depth, engaging the observer in a moment of quietude.
Printed on premium matte paper, this poster of 'The Repose' not only graces your wall with a piece of art history but also embodies the quiet revolution of Corot's approach to painting, marking a pivotal moment in the evolution of modern art. It is an invitation to reflect on the enduring quest for beauty and harmony in an ever-changing world.
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 189 g/m²
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%
• Paper is sourced from Japan
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