Inscribed lower left: C. Troyon
Inscribed on inside of original frame: Mr. Levaigneur 1840
36 1/2 × 55 in. (93 × 140 cm)
Restricted gift of David and Mary Winton Green
Extended information about this artwork
Louis Soullié, Peintures, pastels, dessins de Constant Troyon, Librairies Spéciales des Catalogues de vente, Paris, 1900, p. 10. ?
Gloria Groom, “The Marsh,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 30, 1, pp. 64-65 (color ills.).
Chicago, Art Institute, Troyon’s “The Marsh,” May 9–August 2, 1998, no cat.
Mme. Lavaigneur collection, probably by 1840 [inscribed on the inside of original frame: Mr. Levaigneur 1840]; her estate sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, May 2, 1912, lot 19 (ill.); sold to Lemaréchal for 24,100 Francs [acc. to Gazette de Hôtel Drouot (May 4, 1912)]. Robert Hellebranth, Paris. Galerie Koller’s Sale, Zurich, November 11, 1981, lot 5047 (ill. 61); private collection; Sotheby’s Sale, London, June 12, 1996, lot 44 (ill.). Stair Sainty Matthiesen Inc., New York, 1996; sold to the Art Institute, 1996.
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