Emile Bernard (French, 1868-1941)
signed bottom right 'E Bernard'--signed again, dated and inscribed on the reverse 'Emile Bernard St. Briac 1886 Reconnu par moi comme original'
oil on canvas
25 3/8 x 21 in. (64.4 x 54.6 cm.)
Painted in 1886
Aquired directly from the artist by the present owner in 1937
A photo certificate accompaines this lot which reads Paris, 14 May 1998. The Wildenstein Institute has confirmed the authenticty of this work and will it include it in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne of Emile Bernard