6 - 7 February 2007
Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps (French, 1803-1860)
A peasant girl with a distaff
signed 'DECAMPS' (lower right)
oil on panel
19¾ x 14¼ in. (50.2 x 36.2 cm.)
Vente Susse, Paris, 11 February 1847.
Peter Lewis, Mexico City.
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A. Moreau, Decamps et son oeuvre, Paris, 1869, pp. 190-1.
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