About This Artwork

Claude Joseph Vernet
French, 1714-1789

Morning, 1760

Oil on canvas
65.7 x 96.8 cm (25 7/8 x 38 1/8 in.)
J. Vernet f 1760 (lower right)

Mr. and Mrs. Martin A. Ryerson Collection, 1933.1101

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Paris, Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Les Vernet, [1897–98], no. 37.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Selected Works of Eighteenth-Century French Art in the Collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, 1976, no. 10.

Publication History

Léon Lagrange, Les Vernet: Joseph Vernet et la peinture au XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1864), p. 342, C.184, p. 364, R.104, p. 385.

Maurice Meaudre de Lapouyade, Voyage d’un allemand à Bordeaux en 1801 (Bordeaux, 1912), pp. 44-45.

“La Curiosité,” New York Herald, Paris ed., May 28, 1924, p. 5.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1925), p. 161, no. 2086.

Rose Mary Fischkin, Martin A. Ryerson Collection of Paintings and Sculpture, XIII to XVIII Century, Loaned to The Art Institute of Chicago, unpub. MS, 1926, Ryerson Library, The Art Institute of Chicago, p. 149.

Florence Ingersoll-Smouse, Joseph Vernet, peintre de marine, 1714–1789: Etude critique suivie d’un catalogue raisonné de son oeuvre peint avec trois cent cinquante-sept reproductions, (Paris, 1926), vol. 1, p. 92, no. 732, fig. 180, vol. 2, p. 15, under no. 873, p. 132.

Art Institute of Chicago, A Guide to the Paintings in the Permanent Collection (Chicago, 1932), p. 183.
William R. Valentiner, Paintings in the Collection of Martin A. Ryerson, unpub. MS [1932], Archives, The Art Institute of Chicago, n. pag.

Art Institute of Chicago, Paintings in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Picture Collection (Chicago, 1961), p. 461.
Peter Murray, Dulwich Picture Gallery: A Catalogue (London, 1980), p. 133, under no. 300.

Le Port des lumières: La Peinture à Bordeaux, 1750–1800, exh. cat. (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux, 1989), p. 36, fig. 7.

Christopher Wright, The World’s Master Paintings from the Early Renaissance to the Present Day: A Comprehensive Listing of Works by 1,300 Painters and a Complete Guide to Their Locations Worldwide (New York, 1991), vol. 1, p. 464, vol. 2, pp. 62, 639.

Susan Wise in Susan Wise and Malcolm Warner, French and British Paintings from 1600 to 1800 in The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1996), pp. 152–56, ill.

Werner Hofmann, Das entzweite Jahrhundert. Kunst zwischen 1750 und 1830 (Munich, 1995), pp. 344-46, fig. 281 (Une époque en rupture. 1750-1830, trans. Miguel Couffon, Paris, 1995, pp. 344-46, 714, fig. 281).




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