Alexandre Desgoffe (French, Paris 1805–1882 Paris)
Oil on irregularly cut paper
7 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (19.1 x 40 cm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped with the artist's signature and inscribed (lower right): 1838
the artist (until d. 1882); his grandson Louis Flandrin, by descent; Yves Froidevaux, by descent; [Galerie de Bayser, Paris]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (by 2002–9)
New York. Pierpont Morgan Library. "The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994," September 27, 2002–January 19, 2003, not in catalogue.
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 117, no. 47, ill. (color), calls it "Mountain Landscape in Italy" and dates it 1838.