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Description During the 1860s, Daubigny began regularly painting moonlight scenes, evoking a mood of melancholy that his biographer Frédéric Henriet attributed to his advancing age. He cruised up and down the Seine River in his studio-boat in search of subjects such as this view near the village of Andrésy. The picture was probably completed in the studio over several sessions and exhibited at the 1867 Paris Salon.
Date Description Narrative
Examinationexamined for loan
9/01/1952Treatmentcleaned; coated
7/16/1989Loan Considerationexamined for loan
11/18/2003Examinationexamined for exhibition
12/05/2003Examinationexamined for condition
12/29/2004Treatmentcleaned; loss compensation; coated
3/08/2008Examinationexamined for loan
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • Salon, Paris, 1867. Musée du Louvre, Paris. 1867.
  • Before Monet: Landscape Painting in France and Impressionist Masters: Highlights from The Walters Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1998.
  • The Road to Impressionism: Landscapes from Corot to Manet. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
  • The Road to Impressionism: Barbizon Landscapes from the Walters Art Museum. The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis; The Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh. 2008-2009.
Provenance M. Coing (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John Taylor Johnston Sale, National Academy of Design New York, December 19-22, 1876, no. 54; William T. Walters, Baltimore, December 1876, by purchase [Robert Somerville as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] In dark brown at lower left: Daubigny; [Date] In dark brown at lower left: 1886
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1876

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oil on panel
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H: 17 11/16 x W: 32 1/16 in. (45 x 81.5 cm); Framed H: 29 1/2 x W; 43 5/8 x D: 4 1/2 in. (74.93 x 110.81 x 11.43 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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