Johan Barthold Jongkind (Lattrop 1819-1891 La Côte-Saint-André)
The railway, Grenoble
signed and dated 'Jongkind 1877' (lower right); and inscribed with title and dated '17 Juillet 1876' (on the reverse)
pencil, chalk, watercolour and gouache on paper
182 x 280 mm.
Executed in 1876-1877.
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8 December 1891, lot 184 (Frc. 230)
Acquired from the above sale by Mr. Paul Durand-Ruel, Paris.
Acquired from the above by Durand-Ruel Galleries, New York, 20 February 1895.
The Collection of Madame Marie-Louise d'Alayer-née Durand-Ruel; Sotheby's, New York, 23 June 1993, lot 153.
with Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh & Co, Naarden.
Triton Collection Foundation, The Netherlands, by 1998.
L. Fournier, Virieu en Dauphin, des hommes et des histoires..., St. Maral-les-Annonay, 2001, pp. 54 and 124.
Hans Janssen, Nineteenth-century French landscapes from the Triton Foundation: The outdoor life, The Hague, 2005, p. 14, as: La voie ferrée, Grenoble.
S. van Heugten, Avants-gardes, 1870 to the present, the Collection of the Triton Foundation, Brussels, 2012, pp. 41, 549.
(possibly) New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, J.B. Jongkind, March 1886, no. 29.
New York, Durand-Ruel Galleries, Exhibition of paintings by J.B. Jongkind and Eugène Boudin, 5-19 February 1921, no. 8, as: La voie ferrée, Grenoble, where dated 1877.
Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Un siècle de chemin de fer et d'art, December 1955-March 1956, no. 51, as: Voie ferrée à Grenoble.
Rotterdam, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, From Monet to Picasso, Masterpieces on paper 1860-1960 from the Triton Foundation collection , November 2002-February 2003.
The Hague, Gemeentemuseum, The Outdoor Life: Nineteenth-century French landscapes from the Triton Foundation: The outdoor life, July- October 2005.