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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 312

    Claude-Emile Schuffenecker (1851-1934)

    Travailleurs aux champs

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    Estimate

    Claude-Emile Schuffenecker (1851-1934)
    Travailleurs aux champs
    signed 'E. Schuffenecker' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    32¼ x 40 1/8 in. (82 x 101.9 cm.)
    Painted circa 1890


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    Jill-Elyse Grossvogel has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.

    Provenance

    Jeanne Schuffenecker, Paris.
    Galerie les Deux-Iles, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's, New York, 12 May 1993, lot 182.
    Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Jill-Elyse Grossvogel has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.


    Literature

    L'Oeil, magazine international d'art, 483, November-December 1996. J.-E. Grossvogel, "Les Désarrois du peintre Claude-Emile Schuffenecker," Journal des arts, no. 41, 4 July 1997.
    J.-E. Grossvogel, "The Van Gogh Fakes: new revelations," The Art Newspaper, September 1997, p. 4.
    J.-E. Grossvogel, Claude-Emile Schuffenecker, Catalogue raisonné, San Francisco, 2000, vol. I, p. 200, no. 538 (illustrated; illustrated in color, p. xxx).


    Exhibited

    Musée de Pont-Aven and Saint-Germaine-en-Laye, Musée Maurice Denis, Claude-Emile Schuffenecker. 1851-1934, June 1996-January 1997, p. 51, no. 25 (illustrated).