4 November 2009
Jean-Louis Forain (1852-1931)
Danseuse et Abonné, à l'opéra
signed 'forain' (upper right)
oil on canvas
19¾ x 24 in. (50.2 x 61 cm.)
Painted circa 1905
Galerie Bernheim-Jeune & Cie., Paris.
Antonio Santamarina, Buenos Aires; sale, Adolfo Bullrich y Cía., Ltda., Buenos Aires, 3-5 October, 1955, lot 46.
Acquired at the above sale by the family of the present owner.
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Buenos Aires, Amigos del Arte, Forain, 1933, no. 15 (illustrated, p. 35).
Janine Chagnaud-Forain and Florence Valdès-Forain will include this painting in the forthcoming catalogue of works by Jean-Louis Forain.
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