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    JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT (French 1796 - 1875)
    Souvenir De Douai, Vu des Marais De Sin
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 24 inches
    Signed lower right

    PROVENANCE:
    Alfred Robaut, Paris, 1874;
    M. Verdier, Paris, 1876;
    A. Perreau, Paris, 1881;
    M. Verdier, Paris, 1886;
    An American collector, 1925;
    Newhouse Galleries, New York, NY;
    Mr. and Mrs. F. Howard Walsh, Fort Worth, Texas;
    Walsh Family Art Trust

    LITERATURE:
    Alfred Robaut, L'Oeuvre De Corot, Catalogue Raisonné et Illustré, Volume III, page 380, no. 2419

    It was not until the age of twenty-six that Corot was able to devote himself completely to painting. His reverence to the principles of historic landscape painting can be traced to the teachings of both Achille Etna Michallon and Jean-Vicor Bertin. In Souvenir de Douai, Vu des Marais de Sin tonal values and mass create a sincere composition that relays the achievement on his plein air canvases, and his dejection of the avant-garde painting styles of the day. Marking the second part of his career is the softness of light and its subtle movement with shadow throughout his compositions, as well as what would become consistant motifs: sky, still water, trees, and hills. Souvenir de Douai, Vue des Marais de Sin establishes itself as a powerful expression of Corot's principles of composition and technique, offering itself as a subtle and convincing masterpiece.

    *Please note that in the catalog only the image for this lot is inverted with lot 24067.



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    Auction Dates
    November, 2006
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
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