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Inscription

lower center: COROT 1872

Provenance

F. Stumpf; (his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 28 February 1873, no. 8, as Entrée du bois Coubron, par une mantinée de printemps);[1] Maurice Kann [d. c. 1907], Paris, until at least 1878.[2] (M. Knoedler & Co., London, New York, and Paris); sold 1892 to Peter A.B. Widener, Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania;[3] inheritance from Estate of Peter A.B. Widener by gift through power of appointment of Joseph E. Widener, Elkins Park; gift 1942 to NGA.

Bibliography
1885
Catalogue of Paintings Forming the Collection of P.A.B. Widener, Ashbourne, near Philadelphia. 2 vols. Paris, 1885-1900: 1(1885):13, repro.
1905
Robaut, Alfred, and Etienne Moreau-Nélaton. L'Oeuvre de Corot. Catalogue raisonné et illustré. 5 vols. Paris, 1905: 3:372, no. 2386, repro.
1906
Gensel, Walther. Corot und Troyon. Bielefeld, 1906: 46, repro.
1915
Roberts, William. Pictures in the Collection of P.A.B. Widener at Lynnewood Hall, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania: British and Modern French Schools, Philadelphia, 1915: unpaginated, repro., as Le Retour au Logis.
1923
Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1923: unpaginated, repro., as Le Retour au Logis.
1931
Paintings in the Collection of Joseph Widener at Lynnewood Hall. Intro. by Wilhelm R. Valentiner. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, 1931: 204, repro., as Le Retour au Logis.
1948
Paintings and Sculpture from the Widener Collection. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1948 (reprinted 1959): 103, 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.
1975
European Paintings: An Illustrated Summary Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1975: 74, repro.
1975
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. New York, 1975: 437, no. 630, color repro.
1984
Walker, John. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Rev. ed. New York, 1984: 432, no. 618, color repro.
1985
European Paintings: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1985: 94, 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: 94-97, color repro.