Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)
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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)

Pêcheur amarré sur la rive verte

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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)
Pêcheur amarré sur la rive verte
indistinctly signed 'COROT' (lower right)
oil on canvas
16 1/8 x 21 5/8 in. (41 x 55 cm.)
Painted circa 1860-65.
Provenance
A gift from the artist to Théodore Scribe.
By inheritance to his wife.
Her sale; Paris, Drouot, 17 December 1894, lot 6 (17,100 Ffr).
Acquired at the above sale by Mr. Le Roy.
Sir John Reid, Glasgow.
By descent to Mrs. E.M. Salvesen, Glassel.
By descent to the present owner.
Literature
D.S. MacColl, Nineteenth Century Art, Glasgow, 1901, illustrated.
A. Robaut, L'oeuvre de Corot, catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1905, vol. III, pp. 218-219, no. 1909, illustrated.
J.L. Caw, The collection of pictures of the British, French and Dutch Schools belonging to John Reid, Glasgow, 1913, p.87, illustrated, as L'Etang.
Exhibited
Glasgow, Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901.
Wolverhampton, Art and Industrial Exhibition, 1902.
Kirkcaldy Art gallery, Inaugural Loan Exhibition, 1925.
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Paintings from North East Homes: Festival of Britain, 1951.
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