7 May 2014
Jean Louis Forain (1852-1931)
Femme au chapeau
signed with initial 'F' (lower right)
oil on canvas
36¼ x 26 5/8 in. (92 x 67.5 cm.)
Galerie Charpentier, Paris.
Galerie de l'Art Français, Montreal.
Lalonde collection, Montreal.
Acquired by the present owner, 1988.
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Florence Valdès-Forain intends to include this work in her forthcoming Forain catalogue raisonné.
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