23 April 2012
Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1807-1876)
Clairière dans la forêt de Fontainbleau
signed and dated 'N. Díaz. 69.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
14 7/8 x 22 3/8 in. (37.8 x 58.1 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 30 June 1933, lot 31.
Private collection, Paris.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Paris, 5 December 2001, lot 15.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 24 April 2002, lot 5.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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P. and R. Miquel, Narcisse Diaz de la Peña, Catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Paris, 2006, p.166, no. 493.
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