The Wounded Eurydice
On View In:
Gallery 354
Artist:   Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot  
Title:   The Wounded Eurydice  
Date:   c. 1868-1870  
Medium:   Oil on canvas  
Dimensions:   23 7/8 x 17 7/8 in. (60.64 x 45.4 cm) (canvas) 31 1/4 x 25 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (79.38 x 64.77 x 8.26 cm) (outer frame)  
Credit Line:   Bequest of Mrs. Egil Boeckmann  
Location:   Gallery 354  

This painting once belonged to James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Minnesota railroad magnate whose collection of European paintings forms the basis of the Institute's nineteenth-century holdings.

Name:   Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille  
Nationality:   French  
Life Dates:   French, 1796 - 1875  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Signature LL in black: [COROT]  
Classification:   Paintings  
Physical Description:   Eurydice, while fleeing from Aristaeus, is killed by a snake.  
Creation Place:   Europe, France, , ,  
Accession #:   67.31.1  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts