13 May 2016,
Price realised USD 65,000
USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
Hippolyte Petitjean (1854-1929)
Portrait de femme
signed and dated 'hipp.Petitjean.1892' (upper right)
oil on canvas
18 ¼ x 15 in. (46.2 x 39.1 cm.)
Painted in 1892
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This work will be included in the Petitjean catalogue raisonné being prepared by Stéphane Kempa.
Private collection, Switzerland.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 28 June 2000, lot 118.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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