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image of The Approaching Storm Constant Troyon (painter)
French, 1810 - 1865
The Approaching Storm, 1849
oil on canvas on board
overall: 116.2 x 157.5 cm (45 3/4 x 62 in.) framed: 159.4 x 199.7 x 17.8 cm (62 3/4 x 78 5/8 x 7 in.)
Chester Dale Fund
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From the Tour: Romantics and Realists
Object 4 of 7


J. Grant Morris, Allerton Priory, Woolton, Liverpool; (his sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 23-25 April 1898, 1st day, no. 126); (Arthur Tooth & Sons, London); transferred April 1901 to their New York office;[1] private collection, Chicago, by 1927; by descent to private collection, California; (sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, 25 May 1995, no. 216, as The Ferry Crossing); purchased through (Wildenstein & Co., New York) by NGA.

[1] Stock books of Arthur Tooth & Sons, London, at the Getty Archives of the History of Art and the Humanities, Los Angeles. See letters dated 20 September 1996 and 14 October 1996 from The Getty Provenance Index, in NGA curatorial files.

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