London, South Kensington
1 October 2008
Victor Marais Milton (French, 1872-1948)
signed 'V. Marais-Milton' (lower right) and inscribed 'Je... que ce tableau/... peint... pour... Monsieur Finch et fils V. Marais-Milton'
oil on canvas
18¼ x 15 in. (46.4 x 38.2 cm.)
Painted for M. Finch and his sons.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, Amsterdam, 24 April 1991, lot 229.
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