7 November 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 37,000
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
signed 'Sisley' (lower right)
black Conté crayon on buff paper
11 x 15 1/8 in. (28 x 38.5 cm.)
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Caroline Godfroy Durand-Ruel has kindly confirmed that the present work is included in the Durand-Ruel Archives, Paris.
Private collection, Switzerland.
By descent from the above to the present owner, circa 1958.
Property from a Private Swiss Collector
Basel, Kunsthalle, Impressionisten, 1949, no. 198 (illustrated).
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