London, South Kensington
24 June 2016
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE WEST COAST COLLECTION
Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927)
L'île Besse à Agay
signed 'Guillaumin' (lower right); dated and inscribed 'Agay Mai-Juin 95, 7h le soir' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
28 ¾ x 36 1/8 in. (73 x 91.8 cm.)
Painted in May-June 1895
Anonymous sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 9-10 May 1900, lot 55.
Eugène Blot, Paris; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 2 June 1933, lot 52.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 December 1985, lot 135.
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owners.
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C. L. Borgmeyer, 'Armand Guillaumin' in Fine Arts Journal, vol. 33, no. 5, November 1915 (illustrated p. 463).
Paris, Galerie Rosenberg, Exposition rétrospective d'oeuvres de Guillaumin, November 1908, no. 41.
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