Gustave Courbet

The stream

Gustave Courbet - The stream


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

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


Vauthrin, by 1855 until at least 1867
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

Other works by Gustave Courbet

Gustave Courbet Peasant Girl with a Scarf
Peasant Girl with a Scarf
c. 1849

Gustave Courbet Beach in Normandy
Beach in Normandy
c. 1869

Gustave Courbet Boats on a beach, Étretat
Boats on a beach, Étretat

Gustave Courbet Still Life of Flowers
Still Life of Flowers

Gustave Courbet
The stream
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