oil on canvas
65.5 x 81.6 cm stretcher; 81.5 x 97.5 cm frame
Signature & date
Signed and dated l.l., red oil "73/ G Courbet".
Not on display
Shown in 5 exhibitions
Gustave Courbet, Honoré Daumier, Constantin Guys:
- Nationalmuseum, Stockholm Feb 1923–Feb 1923
- Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Design, Oslo Mar 1923–Mar 1923
- Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen Apr 1923–Apr 1923
Fransk konst utställning, Föreningen för Nutida Konst, Stockholm, 13 Apr 1946–05 May 1946
Fem Sekler Fransk Konst / Cinq siècles d'art français, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, 15 Aug 1958–09 Nov 1958
Monet and the Impressionists:
- Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 11 Oct 2008–26 Jan 2009
- Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington 14 Feb 2009–17 May 2009
Into Light. French masterworks from the musée de la Chartreuse:
Walther Halvorsen, circa 1919, Paris/France, Norwegian art dealer Walther Halvorsen bought the painting in Paris circa 1919 and sent it to Norway where it was sold to Norwegian shipowner and art collector Tryggve Sagen.
Tryggve Sagen, circa 1919-circa 1922, Norway, Shipping magnate Tryggve Sagen bought the painting from Walther Halvorsen circa 1919. When the painting was exhibition in 1923, Sagen had already sold it.
Private Collection, circa 1922-circa 1926, Oslo/Norway, Privately owned, maybe by Walther Halvorsen again.
Carl Matthiessen, circa 1926-1951, Sweden, In Carl Matthiessen's collection by 1928. See 'Konstrevy' 1928 article.
Lillie Matthiessen, 1951-post 1958, Saltsjöbaden/Sweden, Carl Matthiessen's widow. In her collection when the painting was exhibited in Stockholm in 1958.
Christie's New York, 22 May 1997, New York/New York/United States of America, Bought by the AGNSW from Christie's New York 22 May 1997, 'Barbizon, Realist and French Landscape paintings', lot 238.
Referenced in 10 publications
Ide Hoorn, Konstrevy, I, 'Några franska målningar i Carl Matthiessens [sic] samling', Stockholm, 1928, p 6, illus p 4. ['Some French paintings in the collection fo Carl Matthiessen']
Terry Ingram, The Australian financial review, 'Stag painting of a different elk', Sydney, 29 Jan 1998, p 17, co illus p 17.
John Llewelyn Jones - Australia's forgotten painter, London, 1997-1998, col illus p 10.
Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 1997 [for the year ended 30 June 1997], Sydney, 1997, pp 24, 51.
Christie's New York: Barbizon, Realist and French Landscape Paintings, New York, 22 May 1997, p 95, no 238, col illus p 95. lot no. 238
Fem sekler fransk konst, Stockholm, 1958, p 108, no 139. as 'Hjort i Fontainebleauskogen'/'Cerf dans la forêt de Fontainebleau'.
Fransk konst utställning, Stockholm, 1946, p 8, no 18, illus p 9. as 'Hjort i Fontainebleauskogen'. Direktör Carl Matthiessen
Monet and the Impressionists, Sydney, 2008, p 216, no 8, col illus p 45.
Gustave Courbet, Honoré Daumier, Constantin Guys, 1923, p 4, no 19, illus np. as 'Landskap från Jura'. Oljemålning. I privat ägo, Kristiania [Oslo].
Visions of a Republic: the work of Lucien Henry, Haymarket, 2001, illus p 65.