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    Sale 11794

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    23 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 297

    Henri Lebasque (1865-1937)

    Préfailles, la sortie de bain

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henri Lebasque (1865-1937)
    Préfailles, la sortie de bain
    signed 'Lebasque' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    67 3/4 x 51 1/8 in. (172 x 130 cm.)
    Painted in 1922


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    Christine Lenoir and Maria de la Ville Fromoit have confirmed the authenticity of this work.

    Provenance

    Galeries Georges Petit, Paris, by 1928; their sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 27 April 1933, lot 79 (illustrated).
    Anonymous sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 21 June 1966, lot 249.
    Anonymous sale, Palais Galliéra, Paris, 4 April 1974, lot 43.
    Private collection, Paris.
    Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco (no. 38), by 1998.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    'Revue d'information artistique', in Beaux Arts, Paris, June 1923 (illustrated).
    P. Vitry, Henri Lebasque, Paris, 1928, p. 103 (illustrated).
    D. Bazetoux, Henri Lebasque, Catalogue raisonné, vol, I, Neuilly-sur-Marne, 2008, no. 444, p. 145 (illustration incorrectly numbered '443').