7 - 8 September 2005
Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877)
Paysage de la Gruyère
with signature 'G. Courbet.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
19 x 28¾ in. (48.3 x 73 cm.)
Painted circa 1874-1876
with Claude Aubry, Paris.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 19 June 1963, lot 17.
Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.
David Heyman, New York.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 16 February 1994, lot 26.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 12 October 1994, lot 13.
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This painting has been examined and authenticated by Jean-Jacques Fernier and will be included in his forthcoming Courbet catalogue raisonné.
Please note that another Courbet scholar does not support this attribution.
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