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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Ville d’Avray

A Private New York Collection

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Ville d’Avray

Ville d’Avray

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot


1796 - 1875

Ville d’Avray

oil on canvas

canvas: 9⅛ by 15⅛ in.; 23.1 by 38.4 cm

framed: 15¼ by 21¼ in.; 38.5 by 53.8 cm

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Collection Prevost

His sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 May 1887, lot 29

Adolphe Obrig

His Estate sale: American Art Association, Anderson Galleries, New York, 29 October 1931, lot 28, (as Landscape Study)

Mrs. H. Rightmire

with Thomas Colville, New York

Acquired from the above by present owner, 2015

Alfred Robaut, L’oeuvre de Corot: Catalogue Raisonné et Illustré, vol. II, Paris, Leonce Laget, 1965, no. 526, p. 190-91, illustrated.

While Robaut has dated this work to circa 1840-1845 in his catalogue Raisonné, Martin Dieterle has affirmed in his photo certificate that this work dates from an earlier period, around 1825.