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Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836-1904)
Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836-1904)

Portrait de Fantin

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Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836-1904)
Portrait de Fantin
signed and dated 'Fantin. 66' (upper left)
oil on canvas
14½ x 13 1/8 in. (36.8 x 36 cm.)
Painted in 1866
Provenance
Mrs. Fantin-Latour.
F.& J. Tempelaere, Paris.
Huinck & Scherjon, Amsterdam.
E.J. Van Wisselingh, Amsterdam.
H.E. Ten Cate, Almelo, Netherlands; his sale, Sotheby's, London, 3 December 1958, lot 60.
Dr. Leonard Simpson, London (acquired at the above sale).
Anon. Sale, Sotheby's, London, 19 March, 1997, lot 10.
Literature
Madame Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l'Oeuvre Complet de Henri Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1936, p. 173, no. 1633.
F. Gibson, The Art of Henri Fantin-Latour: his life and work, London, 1924, pp. 53 and 85.
L. Bénédit, "Histoire d'un tableau: Le Toast," Revue de l'arte ancien et moderne, January 1905, pp. 21 and 31.
A. Jullien, Fantin-Latour, sa vie et ses amitiés, Paris, 1909, no. 69 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Palais de l'Ecole National des Beaux Arts, Exposition de l'oeuvre de Fanitin-Latour, no. 12.
Amsterdam, Van Wisselingh & Co., Hollande en Franche Schilderkunst der XIXe en XXe eeuw, no. 70.
Amsterdam, Huinck & Scherjon Co., Fantin-Latour, no. 18.
Utsunomiya, Utsunomiya Museum of Art, Fantin-Latour 23 September-8 November 1989, no. 18.

Lot Essay

This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the paintings and pastels of Fantin-Latour in preparation by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau.
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