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Inscription

lower left: COROT. / 1838

Marks and Labels

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Provenance

Baronne Thénard, Paris; (her estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19 November 1931, no. 22, as Souvenir d'Italie); purchased by (Paul Rosenberg et Cie., London, New York, and Paris); sold 2 November 1932 to Chester Dale [1883-1962], New York; bequest 1963 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1838
Salon of 1838, Paris, no. 342, as Vue prise à Volterra, Toscane
1932
Exhibition of French Art 1200-1900, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1932, no. 298, repro. pl. 32
1933
A Century of Progress, The Art Institute of Chicago, 1933, no. 234, repro.
1936
Corot. Musée de l'Orangerie, Paris, 1936, no. 35, repro.
1936
Exposition Corot, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lyon, 1936, no. 28, repro.
1965
The Chester Dale Bequest, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1965, unnumbered checklist.
Bibliography
1933
Art News 31 (20 May 1933): 8, repro.
1933
Bulliet, C.J. Art Masterpieces of a Century of Progress, Fine Arts Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago. 2 vols. Chicago, 1933: 2:no. 124, repro.
1933
Fine Arts 20 (June 1933): 31, repro.
1933
Formes 33 (1933): 382, repro.
1936
Bazin, Germain. "Corot et son oeuvre." L'Amour de l'art 17 (February 1936): 43, fig. 12.
1937
George, Waldemar. "L'Art français et l'espirit de suite." La Renaissance 20 (1937): 23-24, repro.
1941
Catalogue of French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1941: 2, pl. III.
1941
Frankfurter, Alfred M. "Now the Great French 19th Century in the National Gallery." Art News 40, no. 17 (December 15-31, 1941):repro. p. 18
1942
Bazin, Germain. Corot. Paris, 1942: 116, no. 47, repro.
1942
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 20, repro.
1944
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds., Masterpieces of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. New York, 1944: 154, color repro.
1944
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1944: 20, repro.
1953
French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1953: 29, repro.
1955
Cooke, Hereward Lester. Galeria National de Washington. Madrid, 1955: 319, repro. (German ed. 1971).
1957
Shapley, Fern Rusk. Comparisons in Art: A Companion to the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. London, 1957 (reprinted 1959): pl. 151.
1963
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. New York, 1963 (reprinted 1964 in French, German, and Spanish): 248, repro.
1965
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Paintings & Sculpture of the French School in the Chester Dale Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 37, repro.
1965
Roberts, Keith. Corot. London, 1965: 42, color pl. 16.
1965
Summary Catalogue of European Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1965: 31.
1966
Cairns, Huntington, and John Walker, eds. A Pageant of Painting from the National Gallery of Art. 2 vols. New York, 1966: 2:410, color repro.
1968
European Paintings and Sculpture, Illustrations. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1968: 23, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 78, repro.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 434, no. 627, color repro. 435.
1979
Leymarie, Jean. Corot. New York, 1979: repro. 69.
1979
Watson, Ross. The National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1979: 106, pl. 94.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 430, no. 615, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 98, repro.
1988
Wissman, Fronia. J.-B.-C. Corot: View of Volterra. Timken Art Gallery, San Diego, 1988: fig. 16, note 15.
1989
Wissman, Fronia. Corot's Salon Paintings: Sources from French Classicism to Contemporary Theater Design. Ph.D. diss., Yale University, 1989: 20-21.
1991
Clarke, Michael. Corot and the Art of Landscape. London, 1991: 46, 49, fig. 49.
1997
Clark, Kenneth. Landscape into Art. London, 1997: 157, no. 92, repro.
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: 39-44, color repro.
2004
Hand, John Oliver. National Gallery of Art: Master Paintings from the Collection. Washington and New York, 2004: 357, no. 290, color repro.
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