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P. Courthion, L'Opera completa di Courbet, Milan, 1985, p. 109, no. 626 (illustrated).
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East Hampton, N.Y., Guild Hall, Trees in Art, 18 July-13 August 1957, no. 12.
Los Angeles, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Courbet and the Modern Landscape, 21 February-14 May 2006, no. 26, as: 'The Shelder of the Deer'; this exhibition later travelled to Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, 18 June-10 September 2006 and Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum, 15 October 2006-7 January 2007.