Joséphine Sarazin de Belmont (French, Versailles 1790–1870 Paris)
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
4 1/8 x 7 1/8 in. (10.5 x 18.1 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: Initialled and dated (lower center): S. B. 184[?]
sale, Drouot Richelieu, Paris, October 27, 1999, no. 104, as "Couvent près de Bibiena"; [Wildenstein, New York]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (until 2009)
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 142, no. 121, ill. (color), calls it "Santa Maria del Sasso, near Bibbiena" and dates it to the 1840s.