27 October 2014
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (French, 1796-1875)
Semur – Le cathédrale vue de l’Armançon
signed 'COROT' (lower left)
oil on canvas
11¾ x 12½ in. (29.8 x 31.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1857
M. Louis Gagnière, by 1891.
with Newhouse Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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A. Roubaut, L’Oeuvre de Corot, catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1965, vol. II, pp. 270-271, no. 842, illustrated.
We are grateful to Claire Lebeau and Martin Dieterle for confirming the authenticity of this work.
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