A Wagon in the Plains of Artois

This is one of five small paintings by Corot in the National Gallery thought to have been painted during the artist's trip to the Artois region of north-east France between April and July 1871. He painted this picture in May 1871 during his stay with his friend and biographer, Alfred Robaut, in Douai.

Key facts

Artist dates
1796 - 1875
Full title
A Wagon in the Plains of Artois
Date made
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
27.3 x 35.2 cm
Inscription summary
Acquisition credit
Salting Bequest, 1910
Inventory number
Location in Gallery