Sale 17PT03 | Lot 5

Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

Catalogue: Impressionist & Modern Art

Lot Details

Lot 5
Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
French, 1796-1875
Passeur en Barque a la Rive Boisee avec une Femme et ses Deux Enfants, circa 1860-65
Signed COROT (ll)
Oil on canvas
18 1/4 x 15 inches (46.5 x 38.1 cm)

Musard Collection, Paris, 1877
Cottier and Co., New York
Dr. Arthur Corwin, Chicago, 1920
Thence by descent in the Corwin Family
Newhouse Galleries, New York
Acquired by the family of the present owner in 1975 from the above

We are grateful to Claire Lebeau for confirming the authenticity of this work, which will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the Robaut Catalogue Raisonne. It is probably related to a Corot work in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robaut 1728, entitled Passeur atterrissant avec deux paysannes dans sa barque.
This work is accompanied by a photo-certificate in color from Martin Dieterle and Claire Lebeau dated Paris October 23, 2017, in which they state that the painting will be included in the supplement.

Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $106,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Additional Notes & Condition Report

Craquelure; tightly relined, with original stretcher; some inpainting in vertical craquelure right-hand side; and one spot upper left; uneven varnish. Difficult to determine further restoration under UV light.

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Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000
Sold for $106,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Impressionist & Modern Art

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