7 May 2008
Henry Moret (1856-1913)
Bretonnes au bord de la rivière
signed and dated 'Henry Moret 1908' (lower left)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 23½ in. (73 x 59.7 cm.)
Painted in 1908
Galerie Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, March 1908).
Galerie G. Denis, Paris (acquired from the above, October 1942).
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 4 November 2004, lot 214.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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