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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 331

    Henri Martin (1860-1943)

    La Beauté

    Price Realised  

    Henri Martin (1860-1943)
    La Beauté
    signed 'Henri Martin' (lower left) and signed with monogram and dated '19-00' (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    74 5/8 x 43¼ in. (189.5 x 109.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1900


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    Provenance

    M.P. Riff, Paris.
    M. Périnet, Paris.
    The Greenwich Gallery, Connecticut.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 2005.


    Saleroom Notice

    Cyrille Martin has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private California Estate


    Literature

    L. Bénédite, "La Lyre et les muses par Henri Martin," Art et Décoration, January-June 1900, pp. 7-8 (illustrated).
    A. Ségard, Peintres d'aujourd'hui. Les Décorateurs, Paris, 1914, pp. 34-35 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Salon des Artistes Français, 1900, no. 903.
    Beverly Hills, Anderson Galleries and New York, Hammer Galleries, Eden Close at Hand: The Paintings of Henri Martin 1860-1943, October-December 2005, p. 66, no. 14 (illustrated in color, p. 67).