5 July 2005
From a Private European Collection (lots 192 and 211-212)
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (Paris 1796-1895 Ville d'Avray)
A landscape with a hilltown in the background, three figures to the right
black chalk, stumping, on light brown paper
12 5/8 x 18 7/8 in. (321 x 483 mm.)
The artist's studio stamp (L. 460a).
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The attribution of the drawing has been confirmed by Martin Dieterle and Claire Lebeau, who date the drawing to circa 1860.
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