La Cascade

LA Cascade

European Art
New York|30 April 2019

LOT 15 |Property from a European Museum
Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877)
La cascade
Estimate
USD 100,000 – USD 150,000

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Gustave Courbet (French, 1819-1877)
La cascade
signed ‘G. Courbet.’ (lower left)
oil on canvas
31 ¾ x 25 ½ in. (80.6 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1874.
Provenance
Henri Hecht (1840-1891), Paris.
His sale; Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 8 June 1891, lot 9.
(possibly) M. Guerin de Letteau.
Acquired by the present owner, 1949.

Literature
A. Estignard, Courbet, sa vie, ses œuvres, Besançon, 1896, p. 172, as Paysage avec cascade.
R. Fernier, La vie et l’œuvre de Gustave Courbet, catalogue raisonné, Paris and Lausanne, 1977-1978, vol. II, pp. 208-209, no. 976, 

 

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