La bas d'apremont, deux bûcheronnes près de deux mares
signed 'N. Diaz.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
17⅞ x 25¾ in. (45.1 x 65.4 cm.)
Painted circa 1850.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 26 March 1982, lot 29.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 24 May 1985, lot 156.
with Murauchi Furniture Co. Ltd., Tokyo.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 28 April 2015, lot 1,
where purchased by the present owner.
P. et R. Miquel, Diaz de la Peña: Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre peint volume II, Paris, 2006, p. 202, no. 1308, illustrated.
London, Hazlitt Gallery, Some Paintings of the Barbizon School III, 4 May - 8 June 1957, no. 16.
Morioka, Iwate Prefecture Hall, Millet et ses contemporains à Barbizon [from Murauchi Art Museum collection], 2 - 20 August 1989, no. 52, as Paysage à Barbizon.
Kobe, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Découverte de Barbizon, 11 November - 23 December 1995, no. 23;
this exhibition later travelled to Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, 5 January - 12 February
1996; then Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, 22 February - 22 March 1996.
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