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In the Forest
Gustave Courbet

In the foreground a stag is resting, while a hind drinks from a pool in the left background. This painting was exhibited in 1863 with the title 'Amours de Cerfs' (Loves of Stags), but it had acquired its present title by 1873.

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Artist Gustave Courbet
Artist dates 1819 - 1877
Full title In the Forest
Date made 1859
Medium and support Oil on canvas
Dimensions 80 x 99.1 cm
Acquisition credit Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917
Inventory number NG3241
Location in Gallery Not on display
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