The Village of Saint-Paul on the Banks of the Durance
- Paul-Camille Guigou (French, 1834-1871)
- Oil on canvas
- 25-1/2 x 59-1/4 in. (64.8 x 150.5 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Norton Simon Foundation
- Accession Number:
- © The Norton Simon Foundation
Before Cézanne, Guigou was the nineteenth century’s great painter of Provence, proudly regional in his subject matter and reputation. Exhibited at the same Salon where Monet made his debut in 1865 (with Mouth of the Seine at Honfleur, nearby), this bold, horizontal landscape opens a vast expanse of sky, still water, and sunbaked earth. Guigou’s career was somewhat eclipsed by the Impressionist movement. Norton Simon was the first major collector to rediscover his work in the twentieth century.
Havard, France (sale, Paris, Palais Galliera, 3 December 1967, lot 30, color ill., as Le village près de la Rivière);
[Arthur Tooth & Sons, Ltd., London, offered 2 February 1968 and subsequently sold 19 March 1968 to];
The Norton Simon Foundation.
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