Gustave Courbet

The stream



Gustave Courbet - The stream



Gustave Courbet
The stream
1855
104.1 x 137.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left: G. Courbet '55
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. P.H.B. Frelinghuysen in memory of her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer


Literature

Collection catalogues
John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 638

Literature
Richard R. Brettell and Stephen F. Eisenman, Nineteenth-century art in the Norton Simon Museum, New Haven, 2006, fig. 44a


Provenance

Vauthrin, by 1855 until at least 1867
Laurent-Richard
Laurent-Richard sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23 May 1878, nr. 6, as Le Ruisseau du Puits-Noir (vallée de la Loue, Doubs), 13,100 francs
E. Secrétan (died 1899), Paris
Etienne-François-Haro (1827-1897) and his son, Henri Haro (1855-1911), Paris
their sale, Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, 30-31 May 1892, nr. 69, as Le Ruisseau du Puits-Noir, probably bought in
sold 15 October 1897 by Haro to Durand-Ruel et Cie, Paris, stock nr. 4447
sold 19 October 1897 to Henry Osborn Havemeyer (1847-1907) and his wife, née Louisine Waldron Elder (1855-1929), New York
by inheritance to their daughter, Mrs. P.H.B. Frelinghuysen, née Adaline Havemeyer (1884-1963), Morristown, New Jersey
gift 1943 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1943.15.2

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