4 February 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)
Bouquet mêlé (Les fleurs du jardin)
signed and dated 'Fantin. 82' (lower left)
oil on canvas
15 7/8 x 24 in. (40.8 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1882
Legrand collection, France; sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 23 November 1936, lot 31.
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Private collection, New York.
Acquavella Galleries, Inc., New York.
The Caldwell Gallery, New York, by 1988.
Gallery Umeda, Tokyo.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 8 November 1999, lot 150.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Mme Fantin-Latour, Catalogue de l'oeuvre complet de Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1911, no. 1117, p. 114 (dated '1883').
M. Verrier, Fantin-Latour, Paris, 1978, p. 89 (illustrated p. 88).
This painting will be included in the forthcoming Fantin-Latour catalogue raisonné being prepared by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau.
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