The Wood Gatherer

Painted in the last decade of the artist's life and exhibited in 1871, this painting is typical of Corot's late work.

The subject of a distant town seen through a group of trees is a familiar one among his later themes.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1796 - 1875
Full title
The Wood Gatherer
Date made
perhaps 1865-70
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
45.7 x 64.1 cm
Inscription summary
Signed
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
NG2626
Location in Gallery