30 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 625
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
François Bonvin (Vaugirard 1817-1887 Saint-Germain-en-Laye)
L'Ecole des frères
signed with initials 'FB'
pencil, pen and brown ink, brown, grey and blue wash, heightened with white (oxidized), squared in pencil
5¾ x 7 in. (146 x 178 mm.); and Jean-Louis Adan, Boats in a harbor (recto), study of a woman, half-length (verso); and A Harbor with a man walking along a pathway (3)
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A study for the painting of the same subject now in the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puterto Rico (G. Weisberg, Bonvin, Paris, 1979, p. 108, nos. 60-1).
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