15 December 2000
Paul Huet (1803-1869)
black chalk, watercolour
259 x 362 mm.
The artist's studio stamp (L. 1268).
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A similar subject is mentioned as 'Cour normande dans la vallée d'Auge' in P. Miquel, op. cit., p. 54, n. 3. The same subject is described as 'Cour de ferme à Villiers' in P. Burty, op. cit., p. 113, no. 72 and p. 114, no. 84.
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