7 February 2001
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875)
Fontainebleau, route du Bas-Bréau
with the estate seal on the reverse
oil on paper laid down on canvas
157/8 x 141/8in. (40.3 x 35.9cm.)
Painted in 1830-35
The artist's estate sale, Paris, 26-28 May 1875, lot 67.
Émile Corot, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Fernand Corot, by descent from the above, (by circa 1876).
Diot, Paris, (by 1879).
Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 24 May 1995, lot 38.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Robaut, L'oeuvre de Corot, Catalogue raisonné et illustré, vol. II, Paris 1965, no. 262 (illustrated p. 95).
Martin Dieterle has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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