14 - 15 June 2016
PROPERTY OF THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
Charles-Émile Jacque (French, 1813-1894)
A Shepherdess and Her Sheep
signed 'Ch. Jacque' (lower left)
oil on canvas
32 1/8 x 25 5/8 in. (81.6 x 65.1 cm.)
M. Liebig and/or M. Fremyn (their sale); Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 8, 1875, no. 39, (as "Moutons au pâturage,").
Susan P. Colgate, Sharon, Connecticut.
Gifted to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by the above, 1936.
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Canton, Ohio, Canton Art Institute, 6 January–1 May, 1944.
New York, School of Visual Arts, Visual Arts Museum, Les Animaliers and Animals in Early Nineteenth-Century French Art, 8 April–27 April, 1985.
We would like to thank Monsieur Vincent Marillier for confirming the authenticity of this work.
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