London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
AUGUSTE-PAUL-CHARLES ANASTASI (FRENCH, 1820-1889)
A mother with her child in the gardens of the Hotel Rainbeaux on the Avenue des Champs Elysées, Paris
signed 'Aug. Anastasi.' (lower left) and inscribed 'Hotel Rainbeaux/Avenue des Champs Elysées/et Rue de Ponthieu 57.' (on a label attached to the reverse)
pencil and watercolour heightened with white
9½ x 13¼ in. (24.1 x 33.6 cm.)
In a verre églomisé mount
Le Bois Muralt Collection, Switzerland, Christie's South Kensington, 18 Jamuary 2000, lot 330.
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C.Plante, Inside Out: Historic Watercolour Drawings, Oil sketches and Paintings of Interiors and Exteriors 1770-1870, London, 2000, no.50.
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