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Venise, vue du Quai des Esclavons
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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875)\n\nVenise, vue du Quai des Esclavons\n\nsigned and dated 'C. COROT. 1845.' (lower right)\n\noil on canvas\n\n18 ¾ x 32 ¼ in. (47.6 x 81.9 cm.)\n\nPainted in 1845
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The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

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Please note the estimate for this lot has been revised to USD $8,000,000-$12,000,000

The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller

title

Venise, vue du Quai des Esclavons

signed

signed and dated 'C. COROT. 1845.' (lower right)

creator

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796-1875)

exhibited

New York, Wildenstein & Co. Inc., Romantics and Realists, April-May 1966, no. 9 (illustrated; titled Riva degli Schiavoni, Venice).

literature

A. Robaut, L'Œuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1905, vol. I, p. 98 (incorrectly listed as number 321).

A. Robaut, L'Œuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1905, vol. II, pp. 114-115, no. 322 (illustrated).

M. Potter et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: European Works of Art, New York, 1984, vol. I, pp. 106-107, no. 19 (illustrated; titled Riva degli Schiavoni, Venice).

G. Tinterow, M. Pantazzi, and V. Pomarède, Corot, exh. cat., Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 1996, pp. 130-131 and footnote 5.

R. Walter, Corot à Mantes, 1997, pp. 29, 60-61, 177 and 180-181, no. XV (illustrated; titled Venise, vue prise du Quai des Esclavons).

lot_number

4

provenance

François-Parfait Robert, Mantes (gift from the artist, by 1875).

Marie-Adrienne-Eugénie Robert, née L'Évesque, Mantes (by descent from the above).

Louis Robert, Maurice Robert and Charles Robert, Mantes (by descent from the above).

Francis Demanche and his nephews, Paris (acquired from the above, 1926).

Schoeller (probably André Schoeller), Paris.

Wildenstein et Cie, Paris (acquired from the above, May 1957).

Wildenstein & Co. Inc., New York (acquired from the above).

Acquired from the above by the late owners, October 1957.


*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.

*Note that the price is not recalculated to the current value, but refers to the actual final price at the time the product was sold.


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