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lower left in red watercolor: BARYE; verso in graphite: (horizontal, vertical, and diagonal grid lines and preliminary sketches); verso center in graphite: no. 443 (with a horizontal line through '443') / 442 / 6o (upside down) / No 68 / 69 - 49 and other indistinguishable numbering; verso left edge ascending from the lower edge: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 12 12 13; verso right edge ascending from the lower edge: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13; verso lower edge: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16

Provenance

artist's estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February, 1876, no 162; (via George A. Lucas, Paris); purchased by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1876; acquired 2014 by National Gallery of Art

Associated Names
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Exhibition History
1875
Catalogue des Oeuvres de Antoine-Louis Barye. École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1875, no. 445.
1889
Catalogue of the Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. Armerican Art Galleries, New York, 1889, no. 506.
1959
French Master-Works. Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, 1959, no. 2.
1962
French Master Drawings: Antoine Louis Barye and Major Landscapists of the Barbizon School. Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1962, no. 7.
1988
Antoine-Louis Barye: The Corcoran Collection. Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston,; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; and Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA, 1988-1990.
Bibliography
1875
Barye, Antoine-Louis, and A. Genevay. Catalogue des œuvres de Antoine-Louis Barye: exposées a l'École des beaux-arts. Paris, 1875, 107.
1889
Barye Monument Association of New York. Catalogue of the works of Antoine-Louis Barye exhibited at the American Art Galleries, 6 East 23 Street, New York, under the auspices of the Barye Monument Association; also of paintings by J.F. Millet, Th. Rousseau ... [et al.] ... his contemporaries and friends for the benefit of the Barye Monument Fund. New York, 1889, 59.
1954
Zieseniss, Charles Otto. Les aquarelles de Barye: étude critique et catalogue raisonné. Paris, 1955, 78, no. E 9, pl. 29.
1962
Gus Fisher Gallery. French master drawings, Antoine Louis Barye: and major landscapists of the Barbizon school. Los Angeles, Calif, 1962, no. 7.
1988
Robinson, Lilien F., and Edward J. Nygren. Antoine-Louis Barye: The Corcoran Collection. Washington, 1988: 61, 63, 64, fig. 74 (chapter on Barye's watercolors by Martina Roudabush Norelli).
2005
Fisher, Jay McKean, and David P. Becker. The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. Exh. cat., Baltimore, 2005, 98-99, under no. 4 (reproduced in reverse).
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