Landscape with a Waterfall Artist: Gustave Courbet (French, 1819–1877)

ca. 1865

European Art

Not on view

Oil on canvas


unframed: 36 × 32 in. (91.4 × 81.3 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Walter Bareiss, B.S. 1940S

Accession Number



19th century


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Dealers Ferdinand & Julien Tempelaere, Paris, purchased from a doctor that cared for Courbet (see letter from Paul Brame, dated January 16, 1963); dealer Hector Brame (1831–99), Paris; Richard Goetz Collection, Paris and New York, brought to United States at the beginning of WWII; passed through Richard Zinser, New York (see letter of Mr. Zinser, dated 6 December 1962); Walter Bareiss Collection, New York, purchased from the Goetz estate in 1955–56.

Richard Goetz was a German national living in Paris at the outbreak of World War I. His collection was sequestered and sold by the French government at Hotel Drouot, Paris on 23 February 1922.
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Object/Work type

landscapes (representations)


rocks waterfall

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