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    Sale 7702

    Impressionist/Modern, Day Sale

    5 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 320

    Henry Moret (1856-1913)

    L'Île d'Ouessant

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moret (1856-1913)
    L'Île d'Ouessant
    signed and dated 'Henry Moret - 1901.' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    25¾ x 32 in. (65.4 x 81.3 cm.)
    Painted in 1901


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    Jean-Yves Rolland will include this painting in his forthcoming Moret catalogue raisonné.

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    Provenance

    Galerie Durand-Ruel, Paris (no. 6632), by whom acquired directly from the artist on 2 September 1901.
    Arthur Tooth & Sons Ltd., London.
    Collection Alayer, before 1950.
    Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 3 November 1993, lot 120.
    Acquired at the above sale; sale, Christie's, New York, 7 November 2007, lot 310 ($103,000).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, Tableaux de Henry Moret, May 1901, no. 28.