8 April 2008
PROPERTY OF A BAHEMIAN COLLECTOR
Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1808-1876)
Intérieur de forêt
signed and dated 'N. Diaz 60' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm.)
Painted in 1860.
Duc de Morny sale, Paris, 31 May 1865, lot 10.
Didier Henri sale, 1868.
Denain sale, 1893.
with Agnew's & Sons, London.
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Pierre and Rolande Miquel, Diaz de la Peña catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre paint, Paris, 2006, vol. II, p. 194, no. 1264 (illustrated).
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