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Jean Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875)
France
La Maison Blanche de Sèvres, 1872
Oil on canvas
28 1/2 x 23 7/8 in. (72.4 x 60.6 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Albert P. Strietmann, 1954.23

Signed lower left: "Corot"

Description:
Landscape with trees framing the sides of the canvas. Light coming from the back right illuminates the middle ground. Three figures and a cow are in the center middle ground; a white building is in the left middleground.
 

Provenance:

    Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, sold to
     
    Alfred Robaut [1830-1909], Paris
     
    Dr. Verdier, Paris
     
Until March 11, 1876:   Paul Tesse, Paris, sold at Tesse sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 11, 1876, to
     
March 11, 1876-?:   Breyse
     
By at least 1942-1955 [1]:   Mr. and Mrs. Albert P. Strietmann, Cincinnati, given to
     
1955-present:   Cincinnati Art Museum


Notes:
[1]The painting can be seen in the background of a Strietmann family photograph taken inside the Strietmann home in 1942.

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