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Forest at Fountainebleau by Narcisse Virgillio Diaz de la Pena


An 19th century French Barbizon School oil on canvas painting – Forest at Fountainebleau – Narcisse Virgillio Diaz de la Pena (Bourdeaux 1807 – 1876 Menton) – signed (lower left) oil on canvas – Approved by Mme Rolande Miquel. This work will be included in the forthcoming supplement to the Catalogue Raisonne of this Artist – overall dimension 720 x 520mm. 1867 France – notes: this painting was exhibited by the Museum Schloss Moyland Bedburg-Hau Germany in 2015 – examples of his work are held in the National Gallery London, the Wallace Collection, the Louvre with several examples, the Metropolitan Museum holds 24 works, and the AGNSW has one example currently on view. The NGV holds another and is held by numerous major museums and institutions around the world.

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