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Landscape at Ornans

19th century
Attributed to Gustave Courbet, French, 1819 - 1877

Object Details
Baron Mutzenbecher, Berlin; sold to Jacob Hecht (dealer), Rembrandt-Haus, Hamburg, 1910; sold to John D. McIlhenny (1866-1925), Philadelphia, December 20, 1911-until d. 1925 [1]; life interest to his wife, Frances Galbraith Plumer McIlhenny (1869-1943); bequest of John D. McIlhenny to PMA, 1943.1. Copy of dated receipt to McIlhenny in curatorial file. According to correspondence in the registrar file, the painting was purchased on the advice of W. R. Valentiner of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a letter to McIlhenny dated December 28, 1911, Hecht notes that he had purchased it from Baron Mutzenbecher about nine months previously.

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