23 June 2016,
Price realised GBP 110,500
GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000
Henri Martin (1860-1943)
signed 'Henri Martin' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 1/8 x 31 3/4 in. (46 x 81.2 cm.)
Study for one of six panels commissioned in 1932 by the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie, Béziers
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Cyrille Martin and Marie-Anne Destrebecq-Martin have confirmed the authenticity of this work and it will include it in the forthcoming Henri Martin catalogue raisonné.
Anonymous sale, Rosset, Geneva, 12 May 1970 (titled 'La Gardeuse de Chevrès').
Private collection, France.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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