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Charles François Daubigny (French, 1817-1878) Untitled [La vallée de l'Oise]

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American & European Works of Art - 2635B
Date / Time :
February 01, 2013 12:00PM


Charles François Daubigny (French, 1817-1878)

Untitled [La vallée de l'Oise]
Signed "Daubigny" l.r., stenciled "PROPERTY OF WORCESTER ART MUSEUM" on the reverse.
Oil on cradled panel, 9 3/4 x 16 in. (24.8 x 40.6 cm), framed in a liner.
Condition: Retouch to sky in u.r. quadrant.

Provenance: From Mrs. Joseph A. Ropes, Boston, to the Worcester Art Museum (1921), to Tobias and Fisher Gallery (1949), to a private collection, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; through to current owner by family descent.

N.B. The present work will be included in the forthcoming second supplement of the Catalogue Raisonné de Charles François Daubigny compiled by François Delestre. We wish to thank Mr. Delestre for his kind assistance; a photo-certificate accompanies the lot.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Retouch to sky in upper right quadrant consisting of some thinly brushed horizontal lines in a area measuring 8 1/2 x 2 inches overall. Two small dots of retouch to left edge of sky, and a few small dots to lower left edge as if to cover frame abrasion. Scattered, minor, very fine scratches. The cradle is late 19th or early 20th century, and would have been applied to keep the panel from warping.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Pittsburgh, Worcester Art Museum, Fisher Gallery, Joseph A. Ropes, Tobias Gallery, Pennsylvania