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1796 - 1875
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
His sale: Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 24 May 1887, lot 29
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.