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    Sale 1984

    19th Century European Art

    8 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 69

    Théodore Rousseau (French, 1812-1867)

    Coucher de soleil au Cuvier-Châtillon

    Price Realised  

    Théodore Rousseau (French, 1812-1867)
    Coucher de soleil au Cuvier-Châtillon
    signed 'TH. Rousseau' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    14½ x 20 in. (36.9 x 50.8 cm.)
    Painted circa 1854-8.


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    Provenance

    Henry Thomas Chapman; Anderson Galleries Inc., New York, 27-29 January 1913, lot 180.
    Dr. Max Goldstein, St. Louis; Kende Galleries, New York, 9 December 1944, lot 22.
    G. W. Lotinga, London.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 9 July 1971, lot 249.
    Purchased from the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTHEAST COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Schulman, Théodore Rousseau, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 1999, p. 285, no. 540 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Portland, Oregon, Lewis & Clark Exhibition, 1905, no. 590.
    Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Art Museum, 12th Annual Exhibition of Paintings, 1909.
    Seattle, Washington, Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exhibition, 1909.