Pierre Puvis de Chavannes - The River

Literature

Price 130

introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 69


Provenance

the artist, until 1893, sold on 6 September to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1893–1906, sold on 3 February 1906 to Hébrard for Wagram
Louis-Alexandre Berthier, prince de Wagram, Paris, 1906–8
possibly with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1908–at least 1909
with Galerie Barbazanges, Paris, by 1912–13
with Turner & Gardiner, London, 1913, sold on 2 March to Quinn
John Quinn, New York, 1913–died 1924
his estate 1924–26, sold to MMA

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 26.46.2

Other works by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes


Pierre Puvis de Chavannes The Shepherd's Song
The Shepherd's Song
1891

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes Inter artes et naturam
Inter artes et naturam
1890

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes Cider
Cider
c. 1865

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes The Woodcutters
The Woodcutters
1871-73

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes
The River
c. 1865
129.5 x 252.1 cm
Oil on paper laid down on canvas
Signed lower right: P.Puvis de Chavannes
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1926