27 October 2014
Property from a Southern Collection
Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1807-1876)
Descente de bohémiens en sous-bois
signed and dated 'N. Diaz 72' (lower left)
oil on canvas
29 x 23 5/8 in. (73.6 x 59.9 cm.)
The Gellinard Collection, Paris.
Their sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 19 March 1888, lot 49.
Beatrice and Frederick Swafford, Paris, circa 1960.
By descent to the present owner.
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P. et R. Miquel, Diaz de la Peña: Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre peint volume II, Paris, 2006, p. 331, no. 2035.
We are grateful to Rolande Miquel for confirming the authenticity of this work.
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