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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 334

    Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)

    Etude de femme nue

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)
    Etude de femme nue
    signed and dated ‘Fantin- 74’ (upper left)
    oil on canvas
    14 1/2 x 9 in. (37 x 23 cm.)
    Painted in 1874


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    We would like to thank Brame & Lorenceau for confirming the authenticity of the present lot after first hand examination.
    This painting will be included in the catalogue raisonné of Fantin-Latour’s paintings and pastels now in preparation by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau.

    Provenance

    Otto Schoelderer, Frankfurt.
    Gustave Tempelaere, Paris.
    Charles Pacquement, Paris, by 1922.
    Etienne Bignou, Paris, by 1923.
    Kunsthandel E.J. van Wisselingh & Co, Amsterdam, by whom acquired from the above in 1923.
    Gordon E. Edwards, by whom acquired from the above.
    Knoedler & Co., New York.
    Private collection, Spain, by whom acquired in the 1980s and thence by descent to the present owner.


    Literature

    V. Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l’Œuvre Complet de Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1911, no. 649, p. 74.


    Exhibited

    Paris, Palais de l’Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Exposition de l’Œuvre de Fantin-Latour, May - June 1906, no. 221.
    Paris, Cent ans de peinture française, March - April 1922, no. 74
    Amsterdam, E.J. van Wisselingh, Cent ans de peinture française, April - May 1928, no. 32.