London, South Kensington
6 October 2009
The Property of the Late Mrs Silvie Mary Cooke
Paul Louis Delance (French, 1848-1924)
L'heure des bains, Riva Bella, Calvados
signed 'Paul DELANCE' (lower left), and dated and inscribed 'mercredi 2 Jan 1903/L'heure des bains Riva-Bella (Calvados)' (on the reverse)
oil on board
6½ x 10¼ in. (16.5 x 26 cm.)
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 30 March 1973, lot 254.
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