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Corot's mother was a milliner and his father was a textile merchant — he paints many of his models in elaborate costumes. He made Jewish Woman of Algeria in 1870. Private Collection, Courtesy National Gallery of Art hide caption

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At The End Of His Career, This 19th Century Artist Painted As He Pleased

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot painted thousands of landscapes. But in the last two decades of his life, he turned his attention to painting women — often dressed in elaborate costumes.

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