Auvers, Landscape with Plough, an oil painting dating from 1877 by Charles-François Daubigny (French, 1817-1878) has been acquired by the Toledo Museum of Art. Daubigny lived northwest of Paris in Auvers-sur-Oise during his later years and painted the surrounding farmlands as early 1860. This landscape painting was finished during the last year of the artist’s life. Not long ago, TMA sold two Daubigny paintings that had been kept in storage after being donated by a local collector. Proceeds from the sale, as the donor intended, were earmarked for acquiring a better example of the French artist’s work. When Auvers, Landscape with Plough was offered at The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) in Maastricht this spring by the Galerie Sanct Lucas of Vienna, the Museum immediately bought it. “Auvers, Landscape with Plough is much different from the paintings we sold,” according to Museum Director Brian

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