8 March 2011,
Price realised EUR 11,250
EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000
Henri de Braekeleer (1840-1888)
Daily activities in a sunlit courtyard
signed and dated 'Henri De Braekeleer 1866' (lower left)
oil on canvas
66 x 88 cm.
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Mrs Bolle, Brussels.
Anonymous Sale, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, 27 Februari 1947, lot 430, where acquired by the father of the present owner.
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