28 April 2015
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Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña (French, 1807-1876)
Trois fillettes et trois chiots en Turquie
signed 'N. Diaz' (lower left)
oil on canvas
13 ¾ x 10 5/8 in. (34.9 x 26.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1854
M. Paul van Cuyck, Paris.
His sale; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 7-10 February 1866, lot 12.
Lewis Vernon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt MP (1863-1922), London.
Oscar Klein (b. 1900), New York.
with Central Picture Gallery, New York.
with Galerie Gallé, New York.
Rosemary Ryan Liegner (1928-2006), New York, circa 1970.
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. 298, no. 1853, illustrated.
We are grateful to Rolande Miquel for confirming the authenticity of this work.
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