On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial interest in lots consigned for sale. This interest may include guaranteeing a minimum price to the consignor of property or making an advance to the consignor which is secured solely by consigned property. Such property is offered subject to a reserve. This is such a lot
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Gale, Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Public Library, Minneapolis.
Christina N. and Swan J. Turnbald, Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts (bequest from the above).
Please note that this lot holds a State of New York Exempt Organization Certificate. Accordingly, no sale tax is due on the purchase of this lot if the property is picked up or delivered in the state of New York.
THE PROPERTY OF THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND
R. Ho, Exhibition Catalogue, Nineteenth Century French Paintings in Juxtaposition, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1977, no. 3.
F. E. Wissman, Bouguereau, San Francisco, p. 53, pl. 32 (illustrated on the cover).