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    Sale 5394

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    10 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 26

    Henri Martin (1860-1943)

    Garçonnet agenouillé sur la margelle du bassin du Luxembourg, à Paris

    Price Realised  

    Henri Martin (1860-1943)
    Garçonnet agenouillé sur la margelle du bassin du Luxembourg, à Paris
    indistinctly signed 'Henri Martin' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    21 3/8 x 25 5/8 in. (54.4 x 65.2 cm.)
    Painted between 1932 and 1935


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mr. Cyrille Martin dated le 21 janvier 12008[sic].

    The present work is a preparatory sketch for the decoration of the main staircase in the townhall of the 5th arrondissement on Place du Panthéon in Paris.

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    Provenance

    Jacques Martin-Ferrières, the artist's son Wally Findlay Galleries, New York (no. 21541), by whom acquired from the above in the 1960s Acquired from the above in May 1967 Thence by descent to the present owner