Alfred Sisley (1839-1899)
Garde-Champtre dans la fort de Fontainebleau
signed 'Sisley' (lower right)
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (78 x 63.5 cm.)
Painted in 1870
M. Reynaud, Paris.
Mlle. Reynaud, Paris.
Pierre Reulos, Chanbry.
Wildenstein & Co., Inc., New York.
The Trustees of Mrs. M. Chapman's Settlement; sale, Christie's, London, 2 April 1974, lot 22.
Anon. sale, Palais d'Orsay, Paris, 6 June 1978, lot 53.
Acquired at the above sale for The Akram Ojjeh Collection.
F. Daulte, Alfred Sisley, Milan, 1972, p. 19 (illustrated in color, p. 18; as Country Warden in the Forest of Fontainbleau).
New York, Wildenstein & Co., Inc., Loan Exhibition: Sisley, October-December 1966, pl. 3 (illustrated).
Olivier Daulte has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.