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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1377

    Honore Daumier (1808-1879)

    Devant l'âtre: Deux hommes en conversation

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    Honore Daumier (1808-1879)
    Devant l'âtre: Deux hommes en conversation
    signed with initials 'h.D.' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    12 5/8 x 15 ¾ in. (32 x 40 cm.)
    Painted in 1856-1860


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    Provenance

    Nicolas-Auguste Hazard, Oise; sale, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 2 December 1919, lot 98.
    Eugène Blot, Paris (by 1923).
    Dr. Georges Viau, Paris.
    André Schoeller, Paris.
    Alfred Strölin, Paris.
    Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 14 June 1985, lot 37.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    E. Klossowski, Honoré Daumier, Munich, 1923, p. 94, no. 95 (titled Deux personnages dans une loge de théâtre).
    E. Fuchs, Der Maler Daumier, Munich, 1927, pp. 38 and 51, no. 135a (illustrated, p. 135; titled Im Theater).
    K.E. Maison, Honoré Daumier, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Watercolours, and Drawings, New York, 1968, vol. I, p. 106, no. I-103 (illustrated, pl. 124).
    L. Barzini and G. Mandel, L'opera pittorica completa di Daumier, Milan, 1971, pp. 98-99, no. 133 (illustrated; titled Due uomini in profilo).
    D. Lobstein and C.L. Blais, "Collectors, Dealers and Admirers," Daumier, exh. cat., National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1999, p. 567.


    Exhibited

    Milwaukee, Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Honoré Daumier, Political Caricaturist of the Nineteenth Century, February-May 2003 (illustrated).