24 - 25 May 2016
Paul Mathieu (Brussels 1872-1932)
Bassin des Pêcheurs, Ostende
signed ‘Paul Matthieu’ (lower left); and signed again en inscribed with title (on the reverse)
oil on board
40 x 53.5 cm.
with Gallery Camille de Laminne de Bex, Brussels.
Anonymous sale: Christie's, Amsterdam, 5 June 2007, lot 95, where acquired by the present owner.
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