View of Saintes, seen from Lormont

Gustave Courbet

(Ornans, 1819 - La Tour-de-Peilz, 1877)
Oil on canvas 32 x 46 cm (12.6 x 18 in.) Signed and dated lower right 'G. Courbet. 65' 1862
Provenance
Etienne Baudry collection; His sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, Me Pillet, 23 April 1866, no. 7; Sale Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 8 May 1867, no. 13; Blanc collection, in 1878; Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris, 11 March 1880 (sold to M. Bague 5 April 1880); Courty collection; Gaston Delestre collection; Thence by descent
Literature
C. Dangibeaud, Revue de Saintonge, Saintes, August 1919, pp. 294-302
A. Estignard, Courbet, sa Vie et ses Œuvres, Besançon, 1897, p. 170
G. Delestre, Bulletin des Amis de Gustave Courbet n°27, Courbet et Corot à Saintes, Paris, 1961, pp. 1-5
G. Riat, Gustave Courbet, peintre, Paris, 1906, p. 199
C. Léger, Courbet, Paris, 1929, p. 95
R. Fernier, En voyage avec Courbet, Paris, 1966, p. 51, repr.
C. Léger, Courbet et son temps, Paris, 1948, p. 85
P. Courthion, Tout l'œuvre peint de Gustave Courbet, Paris, 1999, n° 325, p. 91, repr.
R. Fernier, La vie et l'œuvre de Gustave Courbet, catalogue raisonné, Lausanne - Paris, 1977, n° 346, t. I, pp. 200-201
T. Duret, Courbet, Paris, 1918, pp. 58-61
G. Mack, Gustave Courbet, New York, 1951, p. 168

Exhibited
Mairie de Saintes, 'Corot, Courbet, Auguin, Pradelles', 1863, no. 105; Marseille, Exposition de la Société Artistique des Bouches-du-Rhône, 1868, no. 87; Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, 'Tableaux et dessins de maitres modernes', 1878, no. 44 (owned by M. Blanc); Paris, Galerie Bernheim Jeune, 'Courbet', 1919, no. 15; Gray, Musée Baron Martin, 'Aspects de la peinture française de Courbet à Soutine', 1961, no. 52; Ornans, Hôtel de Ville, 'Gustave Courbet', 1962, no. 18; Bern, Kunstmuseum, 'Gustave Courbet', 1962, no. 23; Paris, Galerie Claude Aubry, 'Courbet dans les collections privées françaises', 1966, no. 11; Saintes, Musée de l'Echevinage, 'Autour de Courbet en Saintonge', 2007, no. 1

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Talabardon & Gautier

"European Works of Art and Sculpture; Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Paintings; Old Master Paintings; Sculpture from 1830"

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