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Les dénicheurs Toscans by Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

Jean Baptiste Camille Corot

Les dénicheurs Toscans, 1855

Oil on canvas
74.9 x 64.8 cm (29.5 x 25.5 in)
Unique artwork
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Momentum 12M
Last recorded sale at Christie's, New York (15 Oct 2020)

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Past Sales
ImageSale dateAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldConditionTitle
Oct 15, 2020
Christie'sNew YorkEuropean Art Part I5
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Les dénicheurs Toscans
Oct 30, 2002
Christie'sNew York19th Century European Art23
$****** - ******
Les dénicheurs Toscans
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Artwork Description



74.9 x 64.8 cm (29.5 x 25.5 in)


oil on canvas


with Arthur Stevens, Brussels.

with Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 7 August 1889, as Vue prise aux environs de Volterra, Toscane.

Quintana, acquired directly from the above, 17 August 1889.

with Boussod, Valadon et Cie., Paris, acquired directly from the above, 22 November 1890, as Reprise près Voltera.

George Ingraham Seney (1826-1893), New York, acquired directly from the above, 20 February 189[?], probably 1891.

General Samuel Thomas (1840-1903), New York, before 1903.

with Cottier & Co., New York, by 1915.

Robert Warden Paterson (1838-1918) and Mary Louise Paterson (1856-1937), New York, acquired directly from the above, by at least 1920.

Her estate sale; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 17 March 1938, lot 26.

Major Theodore Penfield Walker (1886-1951) and Eugenia Revel Walker (d. 1956), Peoria, IL and New York.

Drury University, Springfield, MO, gifted by the above, 1956.

Their sale; Christie's, New York, 30 October 2002, lot 23.

Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


Brooklyn, Brooklyn Institute of Arts, 1920, on short-term loan, as View of Volterra.


A. Robaut, L'Œuvre de Corot: catalogue raisonné et illustré, Paris, 1905, vol. II, p. 384-385, no. 1230, illustrated.

W. H. Fox, Museums of The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Report Upon the Condition and Progress of the Museums for the Year Ending December 31 1920, New York, 1921, p. 22, as View of Volterra.