• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 7783

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours Day Sale

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 210

    Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña (Bordeaux 1807-1876 Menton)

    Trois Bohémiennes et trois enfants (Mme Diaz et Marie): A gypsy family

    Price Realised  

    Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña (Bordeaux 1807-1876 Menton)
    Trois Bohémiennes et trois enfants (Mme Diaz et Marie): A gypsy family
    signed and dated 'N.Diaz.74.' (lower left)
    oil on panel
    31½ x 23 in. (80 x 58.5 cm.)
    Painted in 1874.


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    The two figures on the left of the composition depicts the artist's wife, and their daughter, Marie.

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 20 April 1926, lot 435.
    with Clapp & Graham.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 28 February 1990, lot 21.


    Literature

    P. & R. Miquel, Narcisse Diaz de la Peña: catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 2006, p. 332, no. 2041 (illus.).