Les dénicheurs Toscans
signed twice 'COROT' (lower left); signed 'COROT' (lower right)
oil on canvas
2912 x 2512 in. (74.9 x 64.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1855-1865.
with Arthur Stevens, Brussels.
with Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 7 August 1889, as Vue prise aux environs de Volterra, Toscane.
Quintana, acquired directly from the above, 17 August 1889.
with Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 22 November 1890, as Reprise près Voltera.
George Ingraham Seney (1826-1893), New York, acquired directly from the above, 20 February 189[?], probably 1891.
General Samuel Thomas (1840-1903), New York, before 1903.
with Cottier & Co., New York, by 1915.
Robert Warden Paterson (1838-1918) and Mary Louise Paterson (1856-1937), New York, acquired directly from the above, by at least 1920.
Her estate sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 17 March 1938, lot 26.
Major Theodore Penfield Walker (1886-1951) and Eugenia Revel Walker (d. 1956), Peoria, IL and New York.
Drury University, Springfield, MO, gifted by the above, 1956.
Their sale; Christie's, New York, 30 October 2002, lot 23.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
A. Robaut, L'Œuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1905, vol. II, p. 384-385, no. 1230, illustrated.
W. H. Fox, Museums of The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Report Upon the Condition and Progress of the Museums for the Year Ending December 31 1920, New York, 1921, p. 22, as View of Volterra.
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Institute of Arts, 1920, on short-term loan, as View of Volterra.
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