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image of Forest of Fontainebleau Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (artist)
French, 1796 - 1875
Forest of Fontainebleau, 1834
oil on canvas
overall: 175.6 x 242.6 cm (69 1/8 x 95 1/2 in.) framed: 196.9 x 262.9 cm (77 1/2 x 103 1/2 in.)
Chester Dale Collection
1963.10.109
On View
From the Tour: Romantics and Realists
Object 3 of 7

1875Daliphard, E. "Exposition des oeuvres de Corot." L'Art 2 (1875): 158.
1890Baschet, L. L'Art français. Paris, 1890: repro. opp. 98.
1905Robaut, Alfred, and Etienne Moreau-Nélaton. L'Oeuvre de Corot. Catalogue raisonné et illustré. 5 vols. Paris, 1905: 1:56, 64; 2:90, no. 255, repro; 4:167.
1908Meynel, E. Corot and His Friends. London, 1908: 58.
1909Bouyer, Raymond. "Corot, peintre de figures." Revue de l'art ancien et moderne 26 (1909): 26, 295.
1926Lafargue, M. Corot. New York, 1926: 47.
1930Meier-Graefe, Julius. Corot. Berlin, 1930: 44-45.
1941Catalogue of French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 1-2, pl. II.
1942French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 21, repro.
1944French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 21, repro.
1952Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Great Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1952: 150, color repro.
1953Engel de Janosi, Carlette. "The Forest of Fontainebleau in Painting and Writing." Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 11 (1953): 391-394, 396, repro.
1953French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 28, repro.
1957Baud-Bovy, Daniel. Corot. Geneva, 1957: 200.
1960Novotny, Fritz. Painting and Sculpture in Europe, 1780-1880. Baltimore, 1960: 106.
1963Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 323, repro.
1965Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 31.
1965Roberts, Keith. Corot. London, 1965: 42, color pl. 13.
1965Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 36, repro.
1968European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 23, repro.
1968Giampaolo Gandolfo et al. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Great Museums of the World. New York, 1968: 77, color repro. (Italian ed., Milan, 1968: 77, color repro.).
1972Hours, Madeleine. Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. New York, 1972: 23, fig. 16.
1974Chu, Petra Ten Doesschate. French Realism and the Dutch Masters: The Influence of Dutch Seventeenth-Century Paintings on the Development of French Painting between 1830 and 1870. Utrecht, 1974: 21-23.
1975European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 78, repro.
1975Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 436, no. 628, color repro.
1975Toussaint, Helene. Hommage à Corot. Exh. cat. Orangerie des Tuileries, Paris, 1975: 38-39, 181.
1978Phaiden Encyclopedia of Art and Artists. New York, 1978: 137.
1984Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 432, no. 616, color repro.
1984Hours, Madeleine. Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot. New York, 1984: 21, fig. 16.
1985European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 97, repro.
1989Wissman, Fronia. Corot's Salon Paintings: Sources from French Classicism to Contemporary Theater Design. Ph.D. diss., 1989: 27-33.
1991Clarke, Michael. Corot and the Art of Landscape. London, 1991: 49, 51, repro.
1992National Gallery of Art, Washington. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1992: 182, repro.
1994Gale, Iain. Corot. London, 1994: 58, repro. 59.
1996Pantazzi, Michael, Vincent Pomarède, and Gary Tinterow. Corot, 1796-1975. Exh. cat. Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. New York, 1996: 27, n. 116; 88, n. 2; 111,n.7.
2000Eitner, Lorenz. French Paintings of the Nineteenth Century, Part I: Before Impressionism. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 29-36, color repro.
2004Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 356, no. 289, color repro.
2008Corot Souvenirs et variations. Exh. cat., The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo; Kobe City Museum. Tokyo, 2008: 256.

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