• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 2282

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors

    27 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 303

    William Adolphe Bouguereau (La Rochelle 1825-1905)

    Enfant italien tenant une croute de pain

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    Estimate

    William Adolphe Bouguereau (La Rochelle 1825-1905)
    Enfant italien tenant une croute de pain
    signed and dated 'W-BOUGUEREAU-1874' (upper right)
    oil on canvas
    21½ x 18¼ in (54.5 x 46 cm.)


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    For a note on the artist please see lot 47.
    This work will be included in the forthcoming Bouguereau catalogue raisonné currently being prepared by Damien Bartoli with the assistance of Fred Ross, the Bouguereau Committee and the Art Renewal Center.

    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 31 October 1985 ($42,500), to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION