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French Painter (19th century)
Oil on canvas
17 1/2 x 31 1/4 in. (44.5 x 79.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Promised Gift of Wheelock Whitney III, and Purchase, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. McVeigh, by exchange, 2003
Accession Number:
Not on view
[Jacques Fischer-Chantal Kiener, Paris, until 1985; sold on October 18 to Whitney]; Wheelock Whitney III, New York, from 1985
New York. Wheelock Whitney & Company. "Nineteenth-Century European Paintings," October 27–November 25, 1987, no. 11.

Nineteenth Century European Paintings. Exh. cat., Wheelock Whitney & Company. New York, 1987, unpaginated, no. 11, ill. (color), as "Landscape," by Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps; calls it a study for "Paysage. Saül" of about 1853 (Museé du Louvre, Paris).

This painting was formerly attributed to Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps (French, Paris 1803–1860 Fontainebleau) and thought to be a study for Landscape: Saul Pursuing David (Musée du Louvre, Paris, on deposit at Musée d'Orsay). It is now considered to be a copy, with the figures omitted.
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