7 November 2007
Gustave Loiseau (1865-1935)
Le port de Pornic, marée haute
signed 'G. Loiseau' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21½ x 25½ in. (54.6 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted in Brittany, 1900
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, September 1900).
Agnus collection, Paris (acquired from the above, June 1942).
Hammer Galleries, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1979.
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Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Exposition de tableaux par Gustave Loiseau, June-July 1942, no. 1.
Didier Imbert has confirmed the authenticity of this painting.
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