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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WALTER KAYE

Gustave Courbet
FRENCH
PORTEUSE DE FAGOTS DANS UN PAYSAGE DE NEIGE
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 158,500 USD
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PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF WALTER KAYE

Gustave Courbet
FRENCH
PORTEUSE DE FAGOTS DANS UN PAYSAGE DE NEIGE
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 158,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

19th Century European Art

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Gustave Courbet
1819 - 1877
FRENCH
PORTEUSE DE FAGOTS DANS UN PAYSAGE DE NEIGE
signed G. Courbet (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 3/4 by 23 3/4 in.
50.2 by 57.8 cm
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We would like to thank Jean-Jacques Fernier for kindly confirming the authenticity of this work, which will be included in his forthcoming supplement to the Courbet catalogue raisonné.

We would like to thank Sarah Faunce for kindly confirming the authenticity of this lot. This work will be included in Ms. Faunce's forthcoming critical catalogue of the artist's work.

Provenance

Knoedler & Co., New York

Literature

Robert Fernier, La vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. II, Lausanne and Paris, 1977, p. 222, no. 1015, illustrated p. 223

Catalogue Note

This winter landscape was painted during Courbet's Swiss exile at La Tour de Peilz.  The subject of a faggot gatherer walking in the snow is reminiscent of Courbet's large-scale depiction of a similar scene painted in 1866 and set in Ornans (see RF 550).  

19th Century European Art

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