2 May 2012
Property from the Collection of Lew and Edie Wasserman
Edouard Manet (1832-1883)
signed 'Manet' (lower right)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
8 5/8 x 18¾ in. (22.1 x 47.6 cm.) (irregular)
Painted in 1881
Henri Haro, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 8-9 February 1912, lot 18.
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris.
Anon. sale, Galerie Charpentier, Paris, June 1958, lot 83bis.
Anon. sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 15 April 1959, lot 40.
George Friedland, Pennsylvania; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 13 December 1961, lot 47.
Acquired at the above sale by Lew and Edie Wasserman, Los Angeles.
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A. Tabarant, Manet et ses oeuvres, Paris, 1947, p. 393, no. 645 (illustrated, p. 621).
D. Rouart and D. Wildenstein, Edouard Manet, Catalogue raisonné, Geneva, 1975, vol. I, p. 284, no. 384 (illustrated, p. 285).
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