27 October 2004
Karl-Pierre Daubigny (French, 1846-1886)
signed 'Karl Daubigny' (lower left)
oil on canvas
30¾ x 45¾ in. (78.1 x 116.2 cm.)
Henri Garnier; Galerie George Petit, Paris, 3-4 December 1894.
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