28 April 2015
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE COLLECTION
Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1807-1876)
Mare dans la clairière
signed 'N. Diaz' (lower left)
oil on canvas
11 1/8 x 16 ½ in. (23.3 x 41.9 cm.)
Painted circa 1850
with Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Tokyo, 14-15 February 1981, lot 14.
with Murauchi Furniture Co., Ltd., Tokyo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1981.
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P. et R. Miquel, Diaz de la Peña: Catalogue Raisonné de l'oeuvre peint volume II, Paris, 2006, p. 101, no. 644, illustrated.
We are grateful to Rolande Miquel for confirming the authenticity of this work.
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