Jules Breton, ‘Le Retour des Champs’, 1867, Anderson Galleries

Signature: Signed and dated lower right: Jules Breton 1867

Paris, Salon, 1867, no. 212
“Exposition Jules Breton (1827-1906),” Musee des Beaux-Arts d’Arras, Arras, March-May 2002; Musee des Beaux-Arts de Quimper, Quimper, June-August, 2002; National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, September-November, 2002.

Marius Vachon, Jules Breton, Paris, 1919, p. 33, illustrated
Bellier de la Chavignerie et Auvray, Dictionnare des Artistes de l’Ecole Francaise, Paris, 1997, vol. 1, p. 164
Henriet, “Salon de 1867” in Revue Moderne, 1867, vol.41, p. 629
Maxime du Camp, “Le Salon de 1867,” Revue des Deux Mondes, July 1, Second period, 37th year, 1867, p. 667-668
Calonne, Revue Contemporaine, 1867, vol. 9, p. 729
Referred to in Hollister Sturges (with contributions by Gabriel P. Weisberg, Annette Bourrut-Lacouture and Madeline Fidell-Beaufort), Jules Breton and the French Rural Tradition, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha Nebraska, in association with The Arts Publisher, Inc., New York, 1982, referred to on page 89, catalogue no. 31, footnote no.1
Annette Bourrut Lacouture, Jules Breton: Painter of Peasant Life, 2003, Yale University
Press, Page 195, Figure 95 (ill.)

Mary J. Morgan, New York
E. T. Stotesbury, Philadelphia, c.1897
Scott & Fowles, New York, 1922
American Art Galleries, New York, 1937
M. Knoedler & Co., New York
Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, 1964
Private Collection, USA

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