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The wave
(La Vague)
(c. 1872)

oil on canvas
54.2 × 73.1 cm
inscribed in brown paint l.l.: G. Courbet
Accession Number
International Painting
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1924
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Gallery location
Late 19th & early 20th Century Paintings & Decorative Arts Gallery
Level 2, NGV International

Collection of Theodore Duret (1839–1927), Paris, 1870s– 1923; from whom acquired by David Croal Thompson of Barbizon House (dealer), London, 1923; exhibited Tate Gallery, London, 25 October –1 December 1923; purchased from Barbizon House, London, on the advice of Frank Rinder, for the Felton Bequest, 1924.

Exhibited: Tate Gallery, London, 25 October –1 December 1923, lent by Barbizon House (dealer)