22 September 2009
SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM
Albert Andre (1869-1954)
Partie de jacquet, Emmanuel Hocquard et Georges d'Espagnat
signed 'A. Andre' (upper right)
oil on panel
12¾ x 16 1/8 in. (32.4 x 41 cm.)
Painted in 1896
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York.
By bequest from the above to the present owner, 1981.
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