• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2225

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    2 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 88

    John Leslie Breck (1860-1899)

    Farmhouses in Giverny

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    John Leslie Breck (1860-1899)
    Farmhouses in Giverny
    oil on canvas
    13½ x 14¼ in. (34.3 x 36.2 cm.)
    Painted circa 1890.


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    Provenance

    Jean Pageot, Giverny, France.
    Spanierman Galleries, New York, acquired from the above.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, circa 1995.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Midwestern Collection


    Literature

    W.H. Gerdts, Monet's Giverny: American Impressionists from the Colony, 1886-1917, exhibition catalogue, Columbus, Ohio, 2007, p. 11, illustrated.
    S. Canterbury, Noble Dreams & Simple Pleasures: American Masterworks from Minnesota Collections, exhibition catalogue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2009, p. 54.


    Exhibited

    Columbus, Ohio, Keny Galleries, Monet's Giverny: American Impressionists from the Colony, 1886-1917, October 4-November 5, 2007.
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Noble Dreams & Simple Pleasures: American Masterworks from Minnesota Collections, February 22-May 3, 2009.