4 June 2009
SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITION FUND OF THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART
Ignace Henri Théodore Fantin-Latour (Grenoble 1836-1904 Buré)
signed 'Fantin.' (lower right)
oil on canvas
15¼ x 18¼ in. (38.7 x 46.3 cm.)
Joseph Stransky Collection.
with Knoedler, New York, 1917.
John Hemming Fry, Ohio, 1917, by whom bequeathed to the Canton Museum of Art, Ohio, in 1946.
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This painting will be included in the forthcoming Fantin-Latour catalogue raisonné being prepared by Galerie Brame & Lorenceau.
Come with us to to Copenhagen to learn more about the contemplative scenes painted in muted tones by this Danish artist, whose works rarely come to market
Offered in our Old Masters sale on 30 October, this portrait is the legacy of the artist’s affection for the child he brought under his roof when she was just 13
Specialist Sarah Reynolds on the women whose work made waves in Victorian Britain, from Emma Sandys to Laura, Lady Alma-Tadema
Andrew Graham-Dixon on how full-length portraits have been used in history to boost the status of nobles, kings and statesmen
In conversation with the Korean-American artist, whose recent painting The Evolution of Perception will be offered at Christie’s in Hong Kong on 25 November
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru