Lot 3236* - A190 19th Century Paintings - Friday, 27. September 2019, 04.00 PM

JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT

(1796 Paris 1875)
Naples – le Mont Saint-Elme et partie de la ville. 1828.
Oil on paper laid on panel.
Signed lower left: COROT.
20.6 × 40.4 cm.

Provenance:
- Collection of Alfred Robaut, Paris.
- Durand-Ruel collection, Paris 1901.
- Enghien auction, Hôtel des Ventes, 13.6.1982, Lot 52.
- Private collection, 1984.
- Sotheby's auction, New York, 9.4.2014, Lot 76.
- European private collection.

Exhibited:
- French 19th and 20th Century Paintings and Works on Paper, London Gallery, 21.6.–3.8.1984, No. 1.
- Napoli nella veduta europea dal Quattrocento all`Ottocento, Castel Saint Elmo, Neapel, 12.5.–29.7.1990, No. 65.

Literature:
- Alfred Robaut: L'Oeuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris 1965, vol 2., No. 189, p. 64–65 (ill.).
- Exh. Cat. I 'canti della sirena' e l'immagine di Napoli nella pittura francese fino al 1830, Napoli nella veduta europea dal Quattrocento all'Ottocento, Castel Sant'Elmo, Neapel 1990, Cat.–No. 65, p. 58 (ill.).
- Claire Lebeau / Martin Dieterle: Corot. La lumière des villes, Paris 1996, pp. 22–23 (ill.), as "Naples, vue prise du Mont Saint-Elme".
- EXh. Cat. Corot, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris 1996-1997, mentioned under No. 43, pp. 157–158.
-Exh. Cat. Corot, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 1996-1997, mentioned on p. 106.

CHF 70 000 / 90 000

€ 61 400 / 78 950

Sold for CHF 104 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.