Evening on the Lake

This picture was formerly in the collection of the artist Lord Leighton. The style and subject suggest a date of around 1872. The mass of trees to the right with branches reaching out over the water is typical of Corot's late lyrical landscapes.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1796 - 1875
Full title
Evening on the Lake
Date made
about 1872
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
25.1 x 36.2 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
NG2627
Location in Gallery