31 October 2018
Théodore Rousseau (French, 1812-1867)
Bords de l'Oise
signed 'TH. Rousseau' (lower left)
oil on panel
10 5/8 x 13 5/8 in. (27 x 34.6 cm.)
Painted circa 1850.
His sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2-3 April 1886, lot 10 as Paysage (with incorrect support).
with Jacques Seligmann et Cie., Paris.
with Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris, acquired from the above, 11 November 1890.
George Ingraham Seney (1826-1893), New York, acquired from the above, 2 April 1891.
with Goupil & Co., New York, acquired from the above, 22 April 1892.
Cyrus Hall McCormick Jr. (1859-1936), Chicago, acquired from the above, 22 April 1892.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby Parke-Bernet, 6 October 1966, lot 49, as Paysage.
Probably acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Braun, Choix des compositions peintes et dessinées par Théodore Rousseau, Mulhouse, 1874, no. 90230.
M. Schulman, Théodore Rousseau, catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint, Paris, 1999, p. 222, no. 371, illustrated.
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