Workshop of GUSTAVE COURBET (1819-1877)

Au bord de l'étang

Country of Origin France
Dated c. 1870
Medium Oil on canvas
Signed/Dated Retains the original wax seal of the Atelier Gustave Courbet verso
Dimensions 26.00inch wide (66.04 cm wide)
32.00inch high (81.28 cm high)
Condition Unlined original canvas - very good for age. Some small areas of restoration visible under UV light

Workshop of GUSTAVE COURBET (1819-1877) Biography

Description

In 1919 the experts Georges Petit, Tedesco freres and Bernheim Jeune presented the sale of the studio works of Courbet. Among them were 29 oil paintings each affixed with a wax seal which was commissioned for the sale. That mark is included in Lugt under reference L.463a.

This stamp is known as the "Stamp of the seizure of the Rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs" which was Courbets teaching studio.


Provenance

Atelier Gustave Courbet
Private Collection - France



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