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Torrent in the Highlands

Gustave Doré (French, 1832-1883)


Probably (Samuel P. Avery, New York).{1} (Couper Gallery, London) by 1967.{2} (H. Shickman Gallery, New York);{3} purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1972.{4}

[1}See Madeleine Fidell Beaufort et al., The Diaries 1871-1882 of Samuel P. Avery, Art Dealer, New York, 1979, pp. 463, 793, fig. 95.
{2}The painting was included in Summer Exhibition, Couper Gallery, London, 12 June-15 July 1967, cat. no. 16 (ill.) Correspondence with John Couper, Paris, in 1978 indicates that he purchased the painting at auction in Paris, but he does not recall to whom he sold it.
{3} H. Shickman gallery label on the back of the frame gives the stock number P558.
{4}IMA Temporary Receipt No. 9165.

Object Information

artist
Gustave Doré (French, 1832-1883)
creation date
1881
materials
oil on canvas
dimensions
20 x 35-1/2 in. (canvas)
25-1/2 x 41-3/8 x 2-3/8 in. (framed)
mark descriptions
Signed and date in red paint l.l.: G Dore | 1981 | G Dore
accession number
72.17
credit line
Gift of the Shaw-Burckhart-Brenner Foundation, Inc.
copyright
Public Domain
collection
European Painting and Sculpture 1800-1945
colors