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Young Girl with a Mandolin, 19th century

  • Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, French, 1796-1875

Oil on canvas

  • Unframed: 22 × 15 inches (55.9 × 38.1 cm)
  • 27 7/8 × 20 3/4 × 2 5/8 inches (70.8 × 52.7 × 6.7 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.165

Signed, lower right: COROT

Marked, verso, stamp, visible before relining: Tableaux Modernes | G. Tempelaere | 25 rue Laffitte Marked, verso, stamp, visible before relining: Tableaus Aquarelles Dessins...A. Beugniet | 10 rue Laffitte Marked, verso, stamp, visible before relining: 2131 | 175 | 101 | 4993

the artist, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot [1796-1875]

purchased from artist by (A. Beugniet). Sabourdin collection. (G. Tempelaere collection). possibly 1903, Albert S. Henraux. until 1938, Edouard Jonas (Paris, France)

by 1938, Robert H. Tannahill (Detroit, Michigan, USA) 1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Robaut, A. L'Oeuvre de Corot, vol. 3. Paris, 1905, p. 292, no. 2131, (repr.). Camille Corot 1796-1875. Exh. cat., Kunsthaus. Zürich, August 16-October 7, 1934, p. 44, cat. 101 [ca. 1865, lent by Albert S. Henraux, Paris]. Corot. Exh. cat., Musée de l'Orangerie. Paris, 1936, p. 48, no. 96 [ca. 1870-1872, let by Albert S. Henraux]. Exposition Corot. Exh. cat., Musée de Lyon. Lyon, May 24-June 26, 1936, p. 45, cat. 97 [ca. 1870-1871, let by Albert S. Henraux]. Masterpieces by Nineteenth-Century French Artists. Exh.(?) cat., Bignou Gallery. New York, 1938, no. 6. French Painters of the Romantic Period. Exh.(?) cat., Bignou Gallery. New York, 1940, no. 4. Alazard, J. Corot. Milan, 1952, no. 118, [dates ptg. 1870/1872]. The Robert Hudson Tannahill Bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1970, pp. 27, 39 (ill.). Masterpieces from The Detroit Institute of Arts. Exh. cat., Bunkamura Museum of Art, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art Ibaraki. Tokyo, Kyoto, and Ibaraki, 1989/1990, pp. 85, 218, cat. 53, (repr.) [dates ptg. 1870/72]. Treasures from the Detroit Institute of Arts: Masters of Impressionism and Modern Art. Exh. cat., Sogo Museum of Art, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Fukui Fine Arts Museum, and Yawatahama Citizen Gallery. 2001, pp. 31, 46, no. 1, (color repr.) p. 47 [in Japanese, entry by I. Lisikewycz on file].

Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Young Girl with a Mandolin, 19th century, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.165.