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Bacchanal at the Spring: Souvenir of Marly-le-Roi

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Signed

Lower left: COROT

Provenance

Possibly with Emile Gavet, Paris. By 1875, M. Brun Collection, Paris [see note 1]. By 1895, Marquis Fressinet de Bellanger Collection, Paris [see note 2]. Galerie Georges Petit, Paris; sold by Galerie Georges Petit to Arthur Tooth & Sons, London and New York; March 1898, sold by Arthur Tooth & Sons to H. S. Henry, Philadelphia; January 25, 1907, Henry sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 4, to Robert Dawson Evans (b. 1843 - d. 1909), Boston; by inheritance to Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans (Maria Antoinette Hunt) (b. 1846 - d. 1917), Boston; bequest of Mrs. Evans to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 1, 1917) Notes: [1] M. Brun lent the painting in 1875 to the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Corot Exhibition, Paris, no. 12. [2] The Marquis Fressinet de Bellanger lent the painting in 1895 to the Palais Galliera, Centenaire de Corot Exhibition, Paris, no. 79.

Credit Line

Robert Dawson Evans Collection

1872

Catalogue Raisonné

MRIL NoAm 3

Dimensions

82.2 x 66.3 cm (32 3/8 x 26 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3234

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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