• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 304

    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875)

    Les chênes-verts dans la vallée

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875)
    Les chênes-verts dans la vallée
    signed 'COROT' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    16 3/8 x 24 1/8 in. (41.6 x 61.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1865-1870


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    Provenance

    Laurent-Richard, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23-25 May 1878, lot 2.
    Hollender & Cremetti, London (1880).
    Frédéric Beer, London (by 1892).
    Major J.A. Coats, London; Estate sale, Christie's, London, 12 April 1935, lot 46.
    M. Watelin, Paris (1937).
    M. Mongin, Paris (1938).
    Andrew T. Reid, Perthshire; Estate sale, Christie's, London, 27 March 1942, lot 86.
    Slatter (acquired at the above sale).
    Anon. sale, Phillips, London, 14 November 1995, lot 67.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Robaut, L'oeuvre de Corot, Catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1965, vol. III, p. 156, no. 1664 (the author's sketch illustrated, p. 157).


    Exhibited

    London, Hollender & Cremetti, June 1891, no. 62.
    Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Exposition des cent chefs-d'oeuvre, June 1892, no. 59.