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Inscription

lower right: COROT

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Provenance

The artist to (Hector Brame, Paris), c. 1874.[1] Armand-François-Paul des Frisches, comte Doria [1824-1896], château d'Orrouy; (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 4 May 1899, no. 55, as Italienne). Charles Guasco; (his sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 11 June 1900, no. 13); purchased by Mme Robert Esnault Pelterie;[2] her son, Robert Esnault Pelterie [1891-1967] until 1954.[3] (Galerie Nathan, Zurich) and (Sam Salz, New York);[4] sold 10 June 1954 to the Avalon Foundation, New York, for NGA.

Exhibition History

1910
Exposition des chefs d'oeuvre de l'Ecole française, vingt peintures du XIXe siècle, Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, 1910, no. 25
1946
Corot, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1946, no. 71, repro., as La Morieri
1969
In Memoriam, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1969, unnumbered checklist.
1992
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 39, repro.

Bibliography

1905
Robaut, Alfred, and Etienne Moreau-Nélaton. L'Oeuvre de Corot. Catalogue raisonné et illustré. 5 vols. Paris, 1905: 3:no. 296, as La Morieri.
1910
Hamel, M. "Exposition des chefs-d'oeuvre de l'ecole française, vingt peintres du XIXe siècle chez Petit," Les Arts (August 1910): 319, repro. as La Morieri
1930
Bernheim de Villers, C. Corot, peintre de figures, Paris, 1930: no. 319, repro., as La Morieri.
1951
Morse, J.D. "Corot as a Figure Painter," The American Artist 15 (1951): 28-29, repro.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 323, repro.
1965
_Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 30.
1968
_European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 23, repro.
1972
Nathan Fine Arts. Dr. Fritz Nathan und Dr. Peter Nathan, 1922-1972. Zürich, 1972: no. 41, repro.
1975
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 76, repro.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 432, no. 624, color repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 428, no. 612, color repro.
1985
_European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 95, repro.
1998
Yeide, Nancy. "Hector Brame: An art dealer in nineteenth-century Paris." Apollo (March 1998): 42, fig. 8.
2000
Eitner, 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: 85-88, color repro.

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