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    Sale 12294

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    24 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 136

    Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927)

    L'île Besse à Agay

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927)
    L'île Besse à Agay
    signed 'Guillaumin' (lower right); dated and inscribed 'Agay Mai-Juin 95, 7h le soir' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    28 ¾ x 36 1/8 in. (73 x 91.8 cm.)
    Painted in May-June 1895


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9-10 May 1900, lot 55.
    Eugène Blot, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2 June 1933, lot 52.
    Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1985, lot 135.
    Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property From a Private West Coast Collection


    Literature

    C. L. Borgmeyer, 'Armand Guillaumin' in Fine Arts Journal, vol. 33, no. 5, November 1915 (illustrated p. 463).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Rosenberg, Exposition rétrospective d'oeuvres de Guillaumin, November 1908, no. 41.