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    Sale 1964

    Christie's Interiors

    5 - 6 February 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 108

    Leon Jean Basile Perrault (FRENCH, 1832-1908)

    Il Penseroso: a pensive maiden

    Price Realised  

    Leon Jean Basile Perrault (FRENCH, 1832-1908)
    Il Penseroso: a pensive maiden
    signed 'L. Perrault' (upper left) and dated '1887' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    24¾ x 19¾ in. (62.9 x 50.2 cm.)
    Painted in 1887.


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    Provenance

    Bernhard Stern; Sale, American Art Association, New York, 6 March 1890, lot 129, where acquired by a forefather of the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 108-109)