Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was born on July 17,1796 in Paris. He was born in his house at 125 Rue du Bac. The house was located over the top of his parents shop. Corot was part of the high class society. He was the middle child out of three children. His father was a wig maker and his mother was a milliner. As his parents lived thier lives they made good investments and ran thier businesses to thier best abilities. As Corot grew up he's intrest in art increased. As a grown up he became a french printmaker and landscape painter.