24 June 2015
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Henri Lebasque (1865-1937)
Dans un jardin à Champigné
signed and dated 'H. LEBASQUE 94' (lower right)
oil on canvas
29 x 22 in. (73.5 x 56 cm.)
Painted in 1894
Charles & André Bailly, Paris.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, New York, 9 November 1995, lot 217.
Richard Green Gallery, London.
Private collection, United Kingdom, by whom acquired from the above in 1996.
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D. Bazetoux, Henri Lebasque, Catalogue Raisonné, vol. I, Neuilly-sur-Marne, 2008, no. 19, p. 61 (illustrated pp. 4 & 61).
'If Impressionist painting is, as one says, the painting of impressions, and the hours of life, Henri Lebasque is very much an Impressionist painter'
(Henri Matisse, quoted in L. A. Banner & P. M. Fairbanks, Henri Lebasque, San Francisco, 1986
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