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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 143

    Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813-1894)

    Little Boy Blue

    Price Realised  

    Charles Émile Jacque (French, 1813-1894)
    Little Boy Blue
    signed 'ch. Jacque' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    32 x 25¾ in. (81.3 x 65.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Daniel Catlin and Justina G. Catlin, St. Louis, Missouri, 1881-1917.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum


    Literature

    Annual Loan Exhibition: The Barbizon School, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of Saint Louis, St. Louis, 1916, vol. 2, September edition, cover page (illustrated).
    The Daniel Catlin Memorial Collection of Paintings, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition, pp. 3,4,6.
    Recent Accessions, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition, p. 12.
    City Art Museum of St. Louis, Illustrated Catalogue of Paintings with Biographical Data and Descriptive Notes, City Art Museum of Saint Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1918, no. J4, pp. 47, 79 (illustrated).
    City Art Museum Catalogue of Paintings, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1924, 3rd edition, no. J4, p. 45 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, St. Louis School and Museum of Fine Arts, Loan Exhibition, 1881 no. 112.
    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, The Home Exhibition: An Exhibition of Paintings Owned in St. Louis, 1911, pp. 60-62, no. 14 (illustrated) (as Boy Blue).
    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, Summer Loan Exhibition: An Exhibition of Paintings Owned in St. Louis, 1916, p. 35, no. 55.
    St. Louis, Saint Louis Art Museum, On View, 1974.