8 April 2008
PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA COLLECTION
Auguste Toulmouche (French, 1829-1890)
A Bedtime Prayer
signed and dated 'A. TOULMOUCHE. 1858.' (center left)
oil on canvas
29 x 23¼ in. (73.7 x 59.1 cm.)
Painted in 1858.
with Knoedler Gallery, New York.
with Emily Lowe Gallery, New York.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 25 October 2005, lot 106.
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Possibly, Paris, Salon, 1859, no. 2880 (as La Prière).
Hempstead, New York, Hofstra University, Art Pompier: Anit-Impressionism, 22 October - 15 December 1974.
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