Théodore Rousseau

The Forest in Winter at Sunset



Théodore Rousseau - The Forest in Winter at Sunset

Literature

introduction by Gary Tinterow, Masterpieces of European Painting, 1800-1920, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; New Haven, 2007, nr. 47

Sylvie Patry (ed.), Inventing impressionism, London, 2015, fig. 47


Provenance

the artist, Paris (until d. 1867)
his estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 27, 1868, no. 52, to Durand-Ruel
with Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1868–87 (as a part of a series of complicated financial arrangements it was held with Hector Brame, Jules Feder, and Charles(?) Edwards
included in the collection sale "d'un amateur," Hôtel Drouot, Paris, February 24, 1881, no. 52, to Durand-Ruel and later sold to Robertson for American Art Association
with American Art Association, New York, 1887–92
sale, "The Collections of the American Art Association to be Absolutely Sold by Auction to Settle the Estate of the Late R. Austin Robertson," New York, April 7–8, 1892, no. 155, to Widener
P.A.B. Widener, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania (1892–1911)

External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 11.4

Other works by Théodore Rousseau


Théodore Rousseau An Avenue of Trees
An Avenue of Trees
1849

Théodore Rousseau The Crooked Tree at the Carrefour de l'Epine
The Crooked Tree at the Carrefour de l'Epine
1852

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

Théodore Rousseau
The Forest in Winter at Sunset
c. 1846-67
162.6 x 260 cm
Oil on canvas
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Gift of P.A.B. Widener