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Roberta J. M. Olson, Curator of Drawings at the New–York Historical Society explores the relationship between the Grand Tour—a rite of passage for predominately wealthy young men—and the development of plein-air landscape painting.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Path of Nature: French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection, 1785–1850, on view January 22–April 21, 2013.
Recorded February 10, 2013
The Court of the Princess
Flowers in a Blue Vase
The Village of La Celle-sous-Moret
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Inscription: Signed (lower right): Monticelli
Adelaide Milton de Groot (by 1936–d. 1967)
Sauveur Stammégna. Catalogue des œuvres de Monticelli. 2, Vence, 1986, p. 99, no. 702, ill.
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