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View of Orange with Mont Ventoux

Paul Flandrin (French, Lyons 1811–1902 Paris)

Date:
1842
Medium:
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 13 7/8 in. (24.1 x 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Accession Number:
2009.400.59
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Signed (lower right): Paul Flandrin

  • Provenance

    private collection, Lyons; [Bob Haboldt & Co., New York and Paris]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (by 2002–9)

  • Exhibition History

    New York. Pierpont Morgan Library. "The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994," September 27, 2002–January 19, 2003, no. 103 (as "Landscape with Mont Ventoux").

    Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. "The Romantic Prospect: Plein Air Painters, 1780–1850," June 22–August 15, 2004, no. 50 (as "Landscape with Mont Ventoux").

    Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales. "Plein-air Painting in Europe, 1780–1850," September 4–October 31, 2004, no. 50 (as "Landscape with Mont Ventoux").

    Melbourne. National Gallery of Victoria. "Plein-air Painting in Europe, 1780–1850," November 19, 2004–January 16, 2005, no. 50 (as "Landscape with Mont Ventoux").

  • References

    William M. Griswold in The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994. Exh. cat., Pierpont Morgan Library. New York, 2002, pp. 222–23, no. 103, ill. (color).

    Charlotte Gere in Plein-Air Painting in Europe, 1780–1850. Exh. cat., Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art. Shizuoka, 2004, pp. 104–5, no. 50, ill. (color).

    Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. New York, 2011, p. 122, no. 63, ill. (color), calls it "View of Orange and Mont Ventoux".



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