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Collector Wheelock Whitney discusses interest in art collecting, his acquisition history, and his travels. Whitney focused on collecting French landscape paintings at a time when few others were, which allowed him to build a unique group of artworks.
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
Pozzuoli and the Bay of Naples
Woman with a dog by a mountain lake
Two Men Resting by a Lake (recto); Studies for Soldiers Mounted on Horseback (verso)
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Inscription: Signed (lower left): Calame
New York. Morgan Library & Museum. "Studying Nature: Oil sketches from the Thaw Collection," January 23–August 30, 2009, unnum. checklist (as "Mountain Landscape in the Valais, Switzerland").
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. New York, 2011, p. 105, no. 12, ill. (color).
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