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Inscription

lower left: Th. Rousseau

Provenance

Mme Mendès-France; (her estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30-31 May 1932, no. 169). (sale, Drouot Richelieu, Paris, 8 December 1995, no. 130).[1] (Schiller & Bodo, New York); purchased 10 February 1997 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1973
Les Peintres de Barbizon a travers la France, Maison de la Culture, Bourges, 1973, no. 35.
2003
Constable to Delacroix: British Art and the French Romantics, Tate Britain, London; Minneapolis Inst. of Arts; Met. Mus. of Art, New York, 2003-2004, no. 118 (U.S. title: Crossing the Channel: British and French Painting in the Age of Romanticism).
Bibliography
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: 335-340, color repro.