• Impressionist Modern Day Sale auction at Christies

    Sale 2217

    Impressionist Modern Day Sale

    4 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 201

    Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)

    Une église de campagne

    Price Realised  

    Paul Gauguin (1848-1903)
    Une église de campagne
    signed and dated 'p Gauguin 79' (lower right)
    oil on panel
    5 x 7½ in. (12.7 x 19.1 cm.)
    Painted circa 1879


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    Provenance

    Victor Bossuat, Montmorency.
    Paul Augier, Paris; sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 3 December 1980, lot 11.
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Montgomery Fisher


    Literature

    D. Wildenstein, Gauguin, Premier itinéraire d'un sauvage, Catalogue de l'oeuvre peint (1873-1888), Paris, 2001, vol. I, p. 55, no. 49 (illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    Paris, Galerie Kléber, Gauguin et ses amis, January-March 1949, no. 53.