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Rising Ground Near Villeneuve-St. Georges

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Inscription

Lower left: C Daubigny 1875

Provenance

Possibly with George Petit, Paris [see note 1]. By 1899, Edward Holbrook, New York; April 13-14, 1899, Holbrook sale, American Art Association, New York, lot 124. By 1908, Robert Dawson Evans (b. 1843 - d. 1909), Boston [see note 2]; 1909, by inheritance to Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans (Maria Antoinette Hunt) (b. 1845 - d. 1917), Boston; 1917, bequest of Mrs. Robert Dawson Evans to the MFA. (Accession date: November 1, 1917) Notes: [1] According to information in the curatorial file, the Evans acquired a painting by Daubigny, which was from Gallerie Georges Petit in Paris. [2] Robert Dawson Evans lent the painting in 1908 to the Copley Society, French School of 1830 Exhibition, Boston, no. 16.

Credit Line

Robert Dawson Evans Collection

1875

Dimensions

39.4 x 66.4 cm (15 1/2 x 26 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3237

Medium or Technique

Oil on panel

Collections

Europe

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