The National Museum of Western Art

update 27 August 2020

Currently not on display

André Dauchez [Paris, 1870 - Paris, 1948]

Trees on the River

Materials/Techniquesoil on canvas
Size (cm)97 x 136.3
InscriptionsSigned and dated lower right: André Dauchez 1919
Credit LineMatsukata Collection
Standard ref.M363
Collection NumberP.1959-0063
Trees on the River


Purchased by Kojiro Matsukata, Kobe through Léonce Bénédite, ca. November 1922, as “Paysage de Bretagne” (Fr. 6,000) [see letter from Léonce Bénédite to Suzuki & Co., dated 2 November 1922, in the Bibliothèque centrale des musées nationaux, Paris (copy in NMWA curatorial file)]; sequestered by French government, 1944; vested in French government under San Francisco Peace Treaty, 1952; transferred from French to Japanese government, 23 January 1959; entered into NMWA, April 1959.


Catalogue du Musée National d'Art Occidental, Tokyo. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1961 (Préface and Catalogue Général in Japanese and French), P-87.
The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo: Catalogue of Paintings. Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, 1979, no. 78, repr.
The Old Matsukata Collection. Kobe City Museum, ed. Kobe, "Matsukata Korekushon Ten" Jikkoiinkai, 1990, cat. no. 523.
The Matsukata Collection: Complete Catalogue of the European Art. Kawaguchi, Masako; Jingaoka, Megumi, eds. vol. 1: Paintings, Tokyo, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 2018, cat. no. 363, col. repr.

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