Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

The Curious Little Girl



Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot - The Curious Little Girl



Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
The Curious Little Girl
1860-64
41.3 x 28.6 cm
Oil on wood
Signed lower right: COROT
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1999, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002


Provenance

Georges Camus, Arras, from 1864, given to him by the artist on 24 February
with Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, until 1890, sold on 3 October, to Boussod, Valadon
with Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris, 1890–91, sold on 31 March 1891, to Van Horne
Sir William Van Horne, Montreal, 1891, sold on 30 September to Boussod, Valadon
with Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Paris, 1891–93, sold on 24 April 1893, to Van Horne
Sir William Van Horne, Montreal, 1893–died 1915
his grandson's wife, Mrs. William Cornelius Covenhoven Van Horne, Montreal, by 1962–65, sold in June 1965 to Wildenstein
with Wildenstein, New York, 1965, sold on 22 September to Annenberg
Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, Rancho Mirage, California, 1965–99
jointly with MMA, 1999–his death 2002

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 1999.288.2

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Memory of Coubron
Memory of Coubron
1872

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot River with a Distant Tower
River with a Distant Tower
1865

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Reverie
Reverie
c. 1860-65

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot The Forum Seen from the Gardens Farnèse
The Forum Seen from the Gardens Farnèse
1826

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Reaper with a Sickle
Reaper with a Sickle
1838