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    Sale 7562

    Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale

    4 February 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 17

    Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894)

    La plaine de Gennevilliers, champs jaunes

    Price Realised  

    Gustave Caillebotte (1848-1894)
    La plaine de Gennevilliers, champs jaunes
    signed 'G.Caillebotte' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 32 1/8 in. (65.5 x 81.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1884


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    Provenance

    Emile Billard, Le Havre, a gift from the artist.
    Mme Billard, Le Havre, by descent from the above circa 1894, and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. Berhaut, Caillebotte, sa vie et son oeuvre: catalogue raisonné des peintures et des pastels, Paris, 1978, no. 252 (illustrated).
    M. Berhaut, Caillebotte, catalogue raisonné des peintures et des pastels, Paris, 1994, no. 289 (illustrated p. 182).


    Exhibited

    Lausanne, Fondation de l'Hermitage, Caillebotte, Au coeur de l'impressionnisme, June - October 2005, no. 64 (illustrated p. 159).