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Young Communards in Prison (Les Fédérés à la Conciergerie)

Gustave Courbet (French, Ornans 1819–1877 La Tour-de-Peilz)

Date:
1871
Medium:
Black chalk (rubbed) on wove paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 3/16 x 6 1/2 in. (25.9 x 16.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Guy Wildenstein, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.251
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: G. Courbet

    Inscription: Dated and inscribed in pen and brown ink, at top: Les Federés ala Conciergerie 1871. Dedication in pen and brown ink, on attached paper (1-5/8 x 1-1/14 in.): Mon cher B[r]igot, je vous remercie; vous avez / parlé en homme de corur, et, comme on dit / dans le peuple, "j'y suis allé de ma larme. / Gustave Courbet federé du procès de Versailles / 1871. Inscribed on the verso: Bircan.

  • Provenance

    Brigot (French)dedicatee; perhaps connected with, L'Autographe, in which the drawing was reproduced in 1871; Private collection, France ; Galerie Wildenstein (France); Donor: Guy Wildenstein

  • Catalogue Raisonné

    Fernier

  • References

    Dessins Destins: Gustave Courbet 1819-1877, Gustave Curtois 1852-1923 Ex. cat., Musée Maison Natale. Ornans, 1982, cat. no. 41, ill.

    "[Notice]" in L'Autographe. l'Autographe, Paris, September 9, 1871, p. 19.

    Gazzette des Beaux-Arts. Gazette des Beaux-Arts, May, 1908, p. 426.

    Théodore Duret Courbet. Paris, 1918, p. 138.

    Louis Aragon L'Exemple de Courbet. Paris, 1952, fig. no. XXVIII, p. 63.

    Robert Fernier "La vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet". vol. 2, Lausanne-Paris, 1978, cat. no. 65, pp. 308-309, ill.

    Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Nadine Orenstein, Michiel C. Plomp, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1999-2000." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 58, no. 20, Fall 2000, p. 47, ill.



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