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View of Olevano

View of Olevano
View of Olevano, 1827

In late April 1827, Caruelle d’Aligny travelled to this dramatically situated hill town in the company of his friend, Camille Corot. Both created wondrous oil sketches and drawings, their easels planted either on opposite sides of the hill or together. Four sets of thumb tacks attest to the fact that Caruelle d’Aligny returned to the site several times to finish his sketch, daring to plant a chestnut tree bang in the middle of the composition, no doubt influenced by Corot, but painted with a more fluid,light touch and a more restrained palette. Such a luminous vision!

Alice Goldet , Private Collector

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