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The Banks of the Oise

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French (Laval France 1844 - 1910 Paris France)
The Banks of the Oise, c. 1907
Painting
French
,
20th century
Oil on canvas
33 x 46 cm (13 x 18 1/8 in.)
framed: 54.3 x 67 x 5.7 cm (21 3/8 x 26 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest from the Collection of Maurice Wertheim, Class of 1906
, 1951.67
Department of Paintings, Sculpture & Decorative Arts
,
Marks
signed: l. r.: H. Rousseau [underlined]
exhibition label: old backing board
exhibition label: old backing board: MMFA - 6/21
inscription: back of stretcher: Bords de l'Oise, 1907
label: old backing board: Owner: Maurice Wertheim / 27 / Artist: Rousseau / Title: Herbage, Bords de l'Oise / National Gallery of Art
label: old backing board: The Santini Brothers Inc. N.Y.C., N.Y. / 10"
label: old backing board, ink? on a piece of tape, handwritten: MIA 6458
label: old backing board: Box #2/3 of 6
label: old backing board: Day and Meyer, Murray & Young / Piece 20
Provenance
[Salon des Independants?]sold; to M. Huc, Toulouse. [Paul Rosenberg, Paris(beginning 1912).] Alphonse Kann, Saint-Germain-en-Laye (by 1936-1947), sold; [to Paul Rosenberg, New York] sold; to Maurice Wertheim, New York, NY, (1949-1951) bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1951.

Notes
Regarding 1947 purchase, see Foreign Service invoice, October 23, 1947
Bibliography
Wilhelm Uhde, Henri Rousseau, E. Figuière (Paris, France, 1911), repr. as no. 12

Christian Zervos, Rousseau, Editions Cahiers d'art (Paris, France, 1927), repr. p. 68

Roch Grey, Henri Rousseau, Galerie Rene Drouin (Paris, France, 1943), repr. as pl. 71

Mario Buzzichini, Henri Rousseau, (Milan, Italy, 1944), repr., pl. 17

"[Unidentified article]", Labyrinthe (July 1946 - August 1946), no. 21, repr., p. 5

La Peinture Française Depuis 1870: Collection Maurice Wertheim, exh. cat., Tom Taylor (Québec, Canada, 1949), p. 60, fig. 22, repr. p. 61

Roger Shattuck, The Banquet Years, Harcourt, Brace and Co. (New York, NY, 1958), repr. pl. 4 and p. 80

The Maurice Wertheim Catalogue: Modern French Art-- Monet to Picasso, exh. cat., North Carolina Museum of Art (Raleigh, NC, 1960), p. 48, repr. p. 49

Dora Vallier, Henri Rousseau, Flammarion (Paris, France, 1961), no. 111

Jean Bouret, Henri Rousseau, Idees et Calendes (Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1961), no. 142

The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art-- Manet to Picasso, exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Houston, TX, 1962), p. 46, repr. p. 47, pl. 18

Dora Vallier, L'Opera Completa di Rousseau il Doganiere, Rizzoli (Milan, Italy, 1969), pp. 88, 111, 113

Sandra E. Leonard, Henri Rousseau and Max Weber, Richard L. Feigen & and Co. Inc. (New York, NY, 1970), p. 21

The Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Maine State Museum (Augusta, ME, 1972), repr. pl. 32

Yoshiaki Tono, Ruso, Kodansha Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan, 1981), repr. in color, no. 41

John O'Brian, Degas to Matisse: the Maurice Wertheim Collection, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Fogg Art Museum (New York, NY and Cambridge, MA, 1988), no. 27, pp. 114-116, repr. in color p. 115; p. 158

The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (New York, NY, 1990), repr. in color no. 32, p. 95

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 128; repr. as no. 404

"[Unidentified article]", Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association (Schaumburg, IL, March 1, 1996), vol. 208, no. 5, repr. on cover page and p. 627

Elizabeth M. Rudy, "Researching the Wertheim Collection at the Harvard Art Museums", Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals (Summer 2014), Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 301-6, p. 303

Exhibition History
La Peinture Française depuis 1870, Musée de la Province de Quebec, 07/12/1949 - 08/07/1949
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 07/01/1952 - 09/14/1952
French Paintings Since 1870 from the Maurice Wertheim Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/01/1953 - 09/30/1953
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 06/15/1957 - 09/15/1957; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 06/10/1958 - 08/31/1958
The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Manet to Picasso, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 06/13/1962 - 09/02/1962
The Maurice Wertheim Collection, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 06/20/1963 - 09/01/1963; Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, 06/24/1965 - 09/07/1965; Rhode Island School of Design, Museum of Art, Providence, 09/03/1968 - 09/22/1968; Montgomery Museum of Art, Montgomery, 06/01/1971 - 09/30/1971; Maine State Museum, Augusta, 06/01/1972 - 09/01/1972
Manet to Matisse: The Maurice Wertheim Collection, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, New York, 04/09/1985 - 05/25/1985
The Maurice Wertheim Collection and Selected Impressionist and Post-Impressionist Paintings and Drawings in the Fogg Art Museum, Isetan Department Store, Tokyo, 03/01/1990 - 04/10/1990; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art, 04/14/1990 - 05/13/1990
The Maurice Wertheim Collection: Modern French Art--Monet to Picasso, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, 06/17/1960 - 09/04/1960
Re-View: S427 Impressionist & Postimpressionist Art, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/02/2008 - 06/18/2011