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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.1815.2
People
Cherubino Pata, Swiss (Sonogno 1827 - 1899 Locarno)
Previously attributed to Gustave Courbet, French (Ornans, France 1819 - 1877 La Tour-de-Peilzy, near Vevey, Switzerland)
Title
Waterfall in Franche-Comté
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Landscape with Trees and a Stream / Landscape with a Stream
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
c. 1880
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/229394
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
54.3 × 66.7 cm (21 3/8 × 26 1/4 in.)
framed: 73.3 × 86.4 × 7.6 cm (28 7/8 × 34 × 3 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: Inscribed at l.l.: G. Courbet
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.1815.2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Musée Courbet, Cherubino Pata (1827-1899): Le Vrai Faux-Courbet, Musée Courbet (Ornans, France, 1988), repr. in b/w no. 202, p. 145

Anik Morrow, "Gustave Courbet: Materials, Techniques, and Problems with the Attribution of the Painting Entitled The Mill" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1989), Unpublished, passim

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 124; repr. as no. 340

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