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Corot was educated in Rouen and apprenticed to a draper until he was 26 years of age.

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot(1)

playskool-estonia.com Born in Paris in 1796, to a bourgeois family Corot was unlike many artists before and after him. Many of whom were from humble beginnings and rose from poverty only as a result of their works and the subsequent profits. He was educated in Rouen and apprenticed to a draper until he was 26 years of age. He was said to have hated the commercial life and the use of gbusiness tricksh but remained at his apprenticeship for many years. At the said age, he adopted his art profession after getting his fatherfs approval.