Mountain Landscape

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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
19th century
Oil on paper, mounted on canvas.
8 1/4 x 16 inches (210 x 406 mm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009.
Signed at lower right: Corot; inscribed on stretcher in pen and black ink: de la collection Trelat; printed label: Collection George Viau; inscribed: C. Corot / paysage vers 1840 / de la collection du Cte [te in superscript] Ad [d in superscript] doria / [de la collection] du Proffesseur Trélat chirurgien célébre; paper label typed: "4224 / Paysage montagneux," c. 1855 / (Robaut Supplement No. 43) / by / J.B.C. Corot.
Count Armand Doria (1824-1896), Paris; possibly Dr. Ulysse Tré́lat, père (1795-1879), Paris; probably Dr. Ulysse Trélat, fils (d. 1890), Paris; his son Marcel Trélat (d. 1933), Paris; sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 5 May 1933, lot 13; Dr. Georges Viau (1855-1939), Paris; his estate sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 11 December 1942, lot 80; private collection, Switzerland; possibly Arthur Tooth and Sons, Ltd., London; private collection, New York; W. M. Brady and Co., New York; John R. Gaines (1928-2005), Lexington, Kentucky; sale, New York, Christie's, 19 April 2005, lot 146; Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw, New York.