Théodore Rousseau

The Edge of the Woods at Monts-Girard, Fontainebleau Forest



Théodore Rousseau - The Edge of the Woods at Monts-Girard, Fontainebleau Forest

Literature

introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 48


Provenance

Victor de Papeleu, Paris
General Goethals, Brussels, in 1872
?Prosper Crabbe, Brussels
with Georges Petit, Paris, in 1882
M. Defoer, Paris, in 1883
William Schaus, New York, until d. 1892
his estate sale, American Art Association, New York, 28 February 1896, nr. 16, to Samuel P. Avery for MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 96.27

Other works by Théodore Rousseau


Theodore Rousseau Under the birches, evening
Under the birches, evening
1842-43

Theodore Rousseau The Descent of the Cattle in the High Jura Mountains
The Descent of the Cattle in the High Jura Mountains
c. 1834-35

Theodore Rousseau Chopping Trees on the Île de Croissy
Chopping Trees on the Île de Croissy
1847

Théodore Rousseau The Fisherman, Early Morning
The Fisherman, Early Morning
c. 1865

Théodore Rousseau
The Edge of the Woods at Monts-Girard, Fontainebleau Forest
1852-54
80 x 121.9 cm
Oil on panel
Signed and dated, lower left: TH.Rousseau- 1854
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1896