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Le Retour des champs (Returning from the Fields)

Le Retour des champs (Returning from the Fields)




Le Retour des champs (Returning from the Fields)


Huile sur toile


Signé et daté en bas à droite Jules Breton 1871


69,5 x 104 cm. (27 3/8 x 41 in.)


The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, USA


Mrs Mary J. Morgan, New York
Sa vente, American Art Galleries, New York, 3-5 mars 1886, lot 158
William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1886 (acquis à la vente précédente)
Pas descendance, Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894
Walters Art Museum, 1931 (legs de Henry Walters)


Jules Breton and the French Rural Tradition, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha; The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis; The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, 1982-1983, , n°31, pp.88-89, ill.
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A Discerning Eye: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors, Academy Art Museum, Easton, 1998-1999
Triumph of French Painting: Masterpieces from Ingres to Matisse, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton; Royal Academy of Arts, London; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, 2000-2002, n°20, pp.80-81
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Jules Breton and the French Rural Tradition, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska in association with The Arts Publisher, Inc., New York, 1982, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee, Sterling and Francine Clark Institute, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1983, n°31, p.89, ill. p.88

Droits : Acquired by William T. Walters, 1886
Date : 1871

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