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Camille Corot
(1796 - 1875)

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1796 Born 16 July in Paris
1815 Apprenticed to a cloth merchant
1822 Decides a painting career, enters the studio of Michallon
1822 Moves to the studio of Jean-Victor Bertin
1825 Spends three years in Italy
1827 Sends two paintings back to the Salon
1844 Friends with Théodore Rousseau
1845 Commissioned by the city of Paris to paint an altarpiece for a Parisian church
1848 Elected to the Salon Jury in this year and again in 1849
1850 Establishes a friendship with Millet
1854 Visits Auvers with Daubigny, also travels in Holland and Belgium
1855 Wins a first-class medal at the Exposition Universelle
1862 Meets Courbet while working at Saintonge
1875 Dies 22 February in Paris
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