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    Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877)
    Le Lavoir (Vue et ruines du Château de Scey-en-Varais), circa 1872
    Oil on canvas
    26-1/8 x 32-1/4 inches (66.5 x 82 cm)
    Signed lower right: G. Courbet

    Dr. Samuel Newton Gaines, Fort Worth, Texas;
    [With]Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1947;
    Joseph Sartor Galleries, Dallas, 1959;
    Reynold Gravina, Dallas;
    Private collection, Dallas.

    Galerie Bernheim-Jeune, Paris, 1927-28.

    R. Fernier, La vie et l'oeuvre de Gustave Courbet: Catalogue raisonné, Tome II, Paris, 1978, p. 154, no. 828.

    Condition Report*: Glue-lined canvas; craquelure and minor frame wear, but surface is stable; varnish appears to be slightly yellowing; under UV light, there appears to be inpaint along edge to address frame wear, most notably at top and bottom edges; however, a thick discolored greenish varnish layer makes previous restoration difficult to discern.
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    December, 2016
    7th Wednesday
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