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Inscription

lower left: G.Courbet / 56

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Provenance

Gift from the artist to Clément Laurier [1831-1878].[1] Private collection, Poitiers, France, by 1935.[2] (Paul Rosenberg et Cie., Paris), by 1937;[3] (Paul Rosenberg and Co., New York); sold June 1947 to Marie N. Harriman [1903-1970] and W. Averell Harriman [1891-1986], New York;[4] The W. Averell Harriman Foundation, New York; gift 1972 to NGA.

Exhibition History

1935
Gustave Courbet, Kunsthaus, Zurich, 1935, no. 44, repro.
1937
Exposition Gustave Courbet, Paul Rosenberg, Paris, 1937, no. 6, repro., as La Bretonnerie aux confins de l'Indre et de la Vienne.
1938
Gustave Courbet, Rosenberg & Helft, London, 1938, no. 6, repro., as La Bretonnerie aux confins de l'Indre et de la Vienne.
1938
Honderd Jaar Fransche Kunst, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1938, no. 66, repro.
1938
Ten French Painters of the 19th Century, Rosenberg & Helft, London, 1938, no. 6, as La Bretonnerie aux confins de l'Indre et de la Vienne.
1955
Albany Institute of History and Art, 1955, no cat.
1956
Loan Exhibition of Paintings by Gustave Courbet, Paul Rosenberg & Co., New York, 1956, no. 6, repro.
1956
Pictures Collected by Yale Alumni, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, 1956, no. 63, repro., as Paysage aux confins de l'Indre.
1959
Gustave Courbet. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1959-1960, no. 25, repro., as La Bretonnerie aux confins de l'Indre et de la Vienne.
1961
Exhibition of the Marie and Averell Harriman Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1961, unnumbered catalogue, repro. 11
1974
Loan for display with permanent collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1974-1976.
1979
Loan for display with permanent collection, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, 1979-1980.
1981
Extended loan for use by The Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C., 1981-1986.
1990
Französische Impressionisten und ihre Wegbereiter aus der National Gallery of Art, Washington und dem Cincinnati Art Museum, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, 1990, no. 13, repro.
1992
From El Greco to Cézanne: Masterpieces of European Painting from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, and The Metroplitan Museum of Art, New York, National Gallery of Greece, Athens, 1992-1993, no. 40, repro.
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 146-147, color repro.
1999
Around Impressionism: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1999, no cat.
1999
Masterpieces from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 1999, no. 6, repro.

Bibliography

1940
Fosca, François. Courbet. Paris, 1940: unpaginated, repro.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 84, repro.
1977
Fernier, Robert. La Vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet, catalogue raisonné. Peintures, 1819-1865. Paris, 1977: no. 191, repro.
1978
Zieglar, Jean. "Quelques précisions sur Courbet dans l'Indre (1855-1856), ses séjours, ses tableaux d'après des lettres inédits." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 91 (April 1978): 172.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 445, no. 644, color repro., as Landscape near the Banks of the Indre.
1985
Courthion, Pierre. L'opera completa di Courbet. Milan, 1985: no. 183, repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 104, repro.
1991
Coman, Florence E. Joie de Vivre: French Paintings from the National Gallery of Art. Washington, 1991: no. 3, repro., as Landscape near the Banks of the Indre.
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: 112-115, color repro.
2000
Yeide, Nancy H. "Behind the Lines: Lessons in Nazi-Era Provenance Research." Museum News 79, no. 6 (November/December 2000): 50+, repro.

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