7 May 2009
Georges d'Espagnat (1870-1950)
Mare à Aubergeville
signed with initials 'gde' (lower right)
oil on canvas
27¾ x 36¼ in. (70.5 x 92.1 cm.)
Painted in 1899
Mrs. E. Wallace (by 1938).
Alain Delon, Paris; sale, Sotheby's, London, 4 April 1990, lot 379.
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York.
Mark Murray Fine Art, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1995.
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