Critiques des salons

Tricoteuse assise sous un arbre (A peasant girl knitting)

Tricoteuse assise sous un arbre (A peasant girl knitting)


Tricoteuse assise sous un arbre (A peasant girl knitting)

Huile sur toile

Signé en bas à droite Jules Breton

57,5x 47 cm. (22 5/8 x 18 ½ in)


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA (inv. 87.15.21)


Œuvres en rapport (voir P1870-15; P1871-5 de ce catalogue)


Artiste à Goupil & cie, Paris, 1 juin 1873 (no. 8135, 5000 frs)
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, New York, 12 juin 1873 (acquis du précédent 8000 frs)
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1887 (Legs de Mme Catharine Lorillard Wolfe)


Van Gogh as Critic and Self-Critic, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 30 octobre 1973–6 Janvier 1974, n°23
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, 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, p.90, n°36, ill.p.93


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Rowlands, W., « The Miss Wolfe Collection », Art Journal, janvier 1889, p.14
Hoeber, H., The Treasures of The Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, New-York, 1899, p.79, as Girl Knitting
Story, G.-H., Paintings in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, 1905, n°358, p.17
Fowler, F., « The Field of Art: Modern Foreign Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum, Some Examples of the French School », Scribner’s Magazine 44, septembre 1908, p.382
Sterling Ch. & Salinger M., Metropolitan Museum of Art, French paintings, vol.II, XIX Century, 1966, pp.180-181, ill.
Weisberg, G.-P., « Jules Breton, Jules Bastien-Lepage, and Camille Pissarro in the Context of Nineteenth-Century Peasant Painting and the Salon », Arts Magazine 56, février 1982, pp. 115–16, fig. 2
Baetjer, K., European Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Artists Born Before 1865: A Summary Catalogue, New York, 1995, p. 437, ill.
Bourrut Lacouture, A., Jules Breton (1827-1906), La Chanson des Blés, Arras, 2002, pp.151-152, fig.57

Droits : Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Bequest of Catharine Lorillard Wolfe, 1887
Date : 1870

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