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    Sale 2035

    19th Century European Art and Orientalist Art

    22 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 165

    Léon Augustin Lhermitte (French, 1844-1925)

    Le berger et son troupeau

    Price Realised  

    Léon Augustin Lhermitte (French, 1844-1925)
    Le berger et son troupeau
    signed and dated 'L. L'hermitte 1892' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    26¾ x 30 in. (68 x 76.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1892.


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    Special Notice

    No sales tax is due on the purchase price of this lot if it is picked up or delivered in the State of New York.


    Provenance

    Daniel Catlin and Justina G. Catlin, St. Louis, Missouri, 1913-1917.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Saint Louis Art Museum


    Literature

    The Daniel Catlin Memorial Collection of Paintings, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition.
    Recent Accessions, Bulletin of the City Art Museum of St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, St. Louis, 1917, vol. 3, April edition, p. 12.
    M. Le Pelley Fonteny, Léon Augustin Lhermitte: 1844-1925: Catalogue raisonné, 1991, p. 137, no. 161 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    St. Louis, City Art Museum of St. Louis, A Collection of Works Owned in St. Louis and Lent to the Museum, 1913, July-November edition, vol. 16, pp. 17, 73, no. 50.