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Jules Breton, La Glaneuse, 1853-1858

Artist: Jules Breton, 1827-1906
Title: La Glaneuse
Date: 1853-1858
Medium: Oil on canvas
Signature: Signed lower left
Description: The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Annette Bourrut Lacouture, and will be included in her forthcoming catalogue raisonné on the artist. Exhibition History: Rouen, Exposition Annuelle du Musée de Rouen, 1860 Literature: Fernand Lamy, “Exposition de Rouen,””L'Artiste: Journal de la littérature et des beaux-arts, Paris, July 15, 1860, vol. 10, p. 32; Raymond Bordeaux, “Correspondances particulières, Rouen,” Journal des beaux-arts et de la littérature, Paris, March 15, 1861, vols. 3-4, no. 5, p. 56 Painted between 1853 and 1858, “La Glaneuse” (The Gleaner) has only recently been discovered, and compels a renewed appreciation of Jules Breton's pivotal production in his early career. Truly a museum quality artwork.
Dimensions: 32 1/4 x 25 3/4 in.
Framed Dimensions: 42 7/8 x 36 5/8 in.
Inventory Number: 915108
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