Charles-François Daubigny (French, Paris 1817–1878 Paris)
Black chalk on brown paper
Overall: 17 11/16 x 24 3/4in. (44.9 x 62.8cm) frame: 24 1/2 x 16 in. (62.2 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Arthur L. Strasser, 1960
Not on view
Inscription: On backing, lower right: schets van Ch. Daubigny/BE v Noute [rest illegible]; center: No. (?) 10; written on back of drawing in blue crayon: 9166
Marking: Lower right, recto, red ink: mark of posthumous Daubigny sale (Lugt 518)
Charles-François Daubigny (French)Paris; Daubigny sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 1878, May 6-11, nos. 590-671, lots of drawings, among which our drawing is unidentifiable, as no measurements or descriptions are given).; Donor: Mrs. Arthur L. Strasser
Paris. Musée du Louvre. "Dessins Français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, de David à Picasso," October 25, 1973–January 7, 1974.
New York State Museum, Albany. "French Painters of Nature: The Barbizon School Landscapes from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 22, 2004–August 22, 2004.
Charles François Daubigny Ex. cat. Oshkosh, 1964, cat. no. 10, ill.
Jacob Bean, Linda Boyer Gillies, Cynthia Lambros, Roseline Bacou, Réunion des Musées Nationaux Dessins français du Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York de David à Picasso. 54th Exposition de Cabinet des Dessins Musée du Louvre, 25 October, 1973-7 January 1974. Paris, 1973, cat. no. 19, ill.
Nicholas Wadley Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Drawing. Laurence King Publishers, London, 1991, fig. no. 56, p. 49.