Gustave Courbet

Monsieur Suisse



Gustave Courbet - Monsieur Suisse



Gustave Courbet
Monsieur Suisse
1861
59.1 x 49.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed left edge: G. Courbet.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929


Provenance

Brivet (in 1867)
the artist's cousin, Félix Courbet, Paris (until 1882)
his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 21 December 1882, nr. 18, as "Portrait de M. Suisse," for Fr 1,080 to Gadala
Theodore-Charles Gadala (1882–94)
deposited at Durand-Ruel, Paris, 28 December 1894; deposit nr. 8595, as "Portrait de Mr. Suisse")
Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, New York (possibly from about 1895–96; until his d. 1907)
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer, New York (1907–d. 1929; cat., 1931, pp. 98–99, ill.)
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External links

Metropolitan Museum of Art Accession number 29.100.120

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