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