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    Sale 5392

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    1 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 306

    Marie-Louise-Catherine Breslau (1856-1927)

    La toilette

    Price Realised  

    Marie-Louise-Catherine Breslau (1856-1927)
    La toilette
    signed with initials and dated 'LB/98' (lower left), signed again and inscribed 'La toilette L C Breslau' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    24½ x 25¾in. (62.3 x 65.5cm.)


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    The authenticity of this work has kindly been confirmed by Mrs Anne-Catherine Krüger.

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    Literature

    E. Hovelaque in Gazette des Beaux-Arts 'Mademoiselle Louise Breslau', Sept 1905 (illustrated p.201)
    R. de Montesquiou in Art et Décoration 'Un maître femme, Mademoiselle Breslau', 1911 (illustrated p.141)


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, Mademoiselle Louise Breslau, 1904