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  • Provenance

    The Artist
    Vente par suite du décès de Corot, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 26–28, 1875, lot 491 (titled Dans la vallée)
    Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired at the above sale)
    Private Collection (acquired from the above)
    Sotheby's, New York, May 26, 1983, lot 29
    John M. and Elly B. Beard, Rancho Santa Fe (acquired at the above sale)
    Sotheby's, New York, May 22, 2019, lot 57
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    Alfred Robaut, L'Œuvre de Corot, catalogue raisonné et illustré, vol. III, Paris, 1965, no. 2365, pp. 368–369 (drawing by Robaut illustrated, p. 369)


Vallée solitaire

stamped with the "VENTE COROT" mark lower left; stamped with the "VENTE COROT" wax seal on the stretcher
oil on canvas
20 1/2 x 31 5/8 in. (52.1 x 80.3 cm)
Painted circa 1870–1874.

We would like to thank Claire Lebeau for kindly confirming the authenticity of this lot.

$40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for $63,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 18 November 2021