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Souvenir of a Meadow at Brunoy

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Signed

Lower right: COROT

Provenance

By 1875 until at least 1878, Louis Latouche, Paris [see note 1]. Early 1880s, acquired in France by Thomas Robinson for Seth Morton Vose (b. 1831 - d. 1910), Vose Gallery, Providence, R.I.; sold by Vose to Mrs. Augustus Hemenway [see note 2]; by descent from Mrs. Hemenway to Louis Cabot (b. 1837 - d. 1914) and Amy Hemenway Cabot (b. 1848 - d. 1911), Boston; by inheritance to Augustus Hemenway, Milton, MA; 1916, gift of Augustus Hemenway to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 6, 1916) NOTES: [1] He lent the painting to the exhibitions "Corot," École Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1875 (cat. no. 193) and "Maîtres Modernes," Durand-Ruel, Paris, 1878 (cat. no. 120), according to Alfred Robaut, "L'oeuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré" (1905), vol. 3, cat. no. 2417 and notes in the MFA curatorial file. [2] According to information provided by Robert C. Vose, Vose Galleries (July 7, 1988).

Credit Line

Gift of Augustus Hemenway in memory of Louis and Amy Hemenway Cabot

about 1855–65

Catalogue Raisonné

MRIL NoAm 2

Dimensions

90.5 x 115.9 cm (35 5/8 x 45 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16.1

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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Europe

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