27 October 2014
PROPERTY FROM A NORTHEASTERN COLLECTION
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)
Environs de Mantes, le gué sur la Seine
signed 'COROT' (lower left)
oil on canvas
15 x 18¼ in. (38.1 x 46.4 cm.)
with Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, circa 1880.
with M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, August 1882.
Mrs. J. C. Ayer, New York, 1882.
with M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1887.
Mr. George I. Seney, New York, 1887.
Charles T. Yerkes, Chicago.
Mr. Maurice Wertheim, New York, by May 14, 1938.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 1 May 2001, lot 109.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Art Association, The George I. Seney Collection, 16 - 28 April 1887, no. 142.
We are grateful to Martin Dieterle for confirming the authenticity of this lot. It will be included in the sixth supplement to Alfred Robaut's catalogue raisonné being prepared by Martin Dieterle and Claire Lebeau.
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