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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.790
People
Gustave Courbet, French (Ornans, France 1819 - 1877 La Tour-de-Peilzy, near Vevey, Switzerland)
Title
Young Woman with a Guitar, Reverie
Other Titles
Original Language Title: La Guitariste (Zélie Courbet)
Original Language Title: Jeune fille à la guitare, reverie
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1847
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on cream wove paper
Dimensions
45 x 28.6 cm (17 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.790
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Charles Léger, Courbet et son temps, Les Editions Universelles (Paris, France, 1948), p. 30

Pierre Courthion, L'Opera Completa di Courbet, Rizzoli Editore (Milan, Italy, 1985), repr. p. 135

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press (New York, 2003), cat. no. 11, repr. (color)

Stephan Wolohojian, Ingres, Burne-Jones, Whistler, Renoir... La Collection Grenville L. Winthrop, exh. cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Réunion des Musées Nationaux (Paris, France, 2003), no. 11, repr.

Ségolène Le Men, Courbet, Citadelles & Mazenod (Paris, 2007), fig. 79

Exhibition History

The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986

A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon, 03/15/2003 - 05/26/2003; National Gallery, London, 06/25/2003 - 09/14/2003; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 10/23/2003 - 01/25/2004

Modern Art and Modernity, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/27/2016 - 01/08/2017

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