The Glen at Ornans (Bords du Doubs; Effet d'Automne) Artist: Gustave Courbet (French, 1819–1877)


European Art

Not on view

Oil on canvas


32 × 25 3/4 × 3/4 in. (81.3 × 65.4 × 1.9 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Duncan Phillips, B.A. 1908

Accession Number



19th century


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G. Goupy Collection, Paris; sale, Paris, H. D. S. 6, 30 March 1898, Chevallier, C. P., M. Durand-Ruel, lot no. 7; Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris; Henry Sayles Collection, Boston; sale, New York, Plaza Art Galleries, January 14-15, 1920, lot no. 126; Arthur B. Emmons Collection; Knoedler & Company, Inc., New York; Kraushaar Galleries, New York; Duncan Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., to 1921; Duncan Phillips, 1921–39; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
  • Dominique Marechal et al., Courbet: mapping realism, ed. Jeffery Howe, exh. cat. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013), 125, fig. 40
  • Jean-Philippe Huys, Dominique Marechal, and Jeffery Howe, Gustave Courbet et la Belgique : re´alisme de l'art vivant a` l'art libre, exh. cat. (Milan: Silvana Editoriale, 2013), 134–5
  • Pierre Courthion and Gustave Courbet, L'opera completa di Courbet (Milan: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1985), no. 563
  • Anne M. Wagner, "Courbet's Landscapes and their Market," Art History 4, no. 4 (December 1981), 410–31
  • Stephen Z. Levine, "Gustave Courbet in His Landscape," Arts 54 (February 1980), 67–9
  • Robert Fernier, La vie et l'œuvre de Gustave Courbet : catalogue raisonne´, II (Lausanne, Switzerland: Lausanne : Bibliothèque des Arts, 1977), no. 568
  • Francoise Forster-Hahn, French and School of Paris Paintings in the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1968), 5, pl. 19
  • Duncan Phillips, Collection in the making: a survey of the problems involved in collecting pictures, together with brief estimates of the painters in the Phillips Memorial Gallery (New York: E. Weyhe, Inc., 1926), 94, pl. 19
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Object/Work type

landscapes (representations)


Signed and dated bottom left: ". . 66/G. Courbet".

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