2 May 2001
Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1807-1876)
Carrefour de la mare aux Corneilles
signed and dated 'N. Diaz 1864' (lower left)
oil on canvas
16½ x 23 3/8 in. (42 x 59.4 cm.)
Painted in 1864
M.R. Schweitzer Gallery, New York.
Thomas Colville Fine Art, New York.
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