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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 101

    Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)

    La plaine de Thomery et le village de Champagne

    Price Realised  

    Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
    La plaine de Thomery et le village de Champagne
    signed with the initial and dated 'S. 76.' (lower left)
    black and white chalk on paper
    13 1/8 x 18 1/8 in. (33.2 x 46.2 cm.)
    Executed in 1876


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    The Comité Sisley has confirmed the authenticity of this work, which will be included in the new edition of the catalogue raisonné of Alfred Sisley by François Daulte, currently being prepared at the Galerie Brame & Lorenceau by the Comité Sisley.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris.
    Baron Louis de Chollet, Paris.
    Acquired by the present owner in 1981.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH ESTATE


    Exhibited

    Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Impressionist Drawings: from British Public and Private Collections, March - April 1986, no. 77 (illustrated pl. 70); this exhibition later travelled to Manchester, City Art Gallery and Glasgow, The Burrell Collection.