Study for The Destruction of Sodom. Artist: Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796-1875 Paris); Date: 1843; Medium: Oil on canvas; Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 19

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Study for The Destruction of Sodom. Artist: Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796-1875 Paris); Date: 1843; Medium: Oil on canvas; Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 19
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Study for The Destruction of Sodom. Artist: Camille Corot (French, Paris 1796-1875 Paris); Date: 1843; Medium: Oil on canvas; Dimensions: 14 1/8 x 19 5/8 in. (35.9 x 49.8 cm); Classification: Paintings; Credit Line: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection, Wolfe Fund, 1984 / This small sketch records Corot´s composition for The Destruction of Sodom (29.100.18) as the artist conceived it in 1843. That year, the large painting was rejected by the jurors of the Paris Salon but it was accepted when Corot resubmitted it in 1844.; Provenance: Jean Parédés, Paris; Prévost (in 1897; his sale, Paris, June 10, 1897, no. 50, withdrawn); [Nat Leeb, Paris, until 1968; sold in December to Hirschl & Adler]; [Hirschl & Adler, New York, 1968-74; sale, Christie´s, London, July 6, 1971, no. 4, bought in; sale, Hôtel George V, Paris, March 13-14, 1974, no. 6, bought in; sold on November 9, 1974 to Bühler]; [Galerie Dr. Bühler, Munich, 1974-at least 1980]; sale, Sotheby´s, New York, February 29, 1984, no. 14; sold to MMA