Christie's generally offers property consigned by others for sale at public auction. From time to time, lots are offered which Christie's or an affiliate company owns in whole or part. Each lot of such property is offered subject to a reserve. This is such a lot.
Durand-Ruel et Cie., Paris (acquired from the artist, October 1890).
Viscount Rothermere, London (acquired from the above, February 1937).
Mary, Viscountess Rothermere, London (by descent from the above); sale, Christie's, New York, 12 May 1999, lot 13.
Please note additional PROVENANCE details:
M. Kapférer, Paris.
Paul Durand-Ruel, Paris (acquired from the above, 26 February 1889).
Durand-Ruel at Cie., Paris (acquired from the above, 24 October 1890). Paul Durand-Ruel, Paris (1901-1913).
(?)George Durand-Ruel, Paris (by descent from the above)
Viscount Rothermere, London (acquired from the above, 15 February 1937).
Please note additional EXHIBITION:
Périgeux, Exposition de la Société des Beaux-Arts, 1898.
F. Daulte, Alfred Sisley, catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre peint, Lausanne, 1959, no. 611 (illustrated).
The Manchester City Art Gallery, Modern French Paintings, 1907-1908, p. 37, no. 182 (titled The Banks of the Canal).
Paris, Durand-Ruel et Cie., Tableaux de Sisley, February-March 1930, no. 55 (titled Bords de canal, St-Mammès).
Paris, Durand-Ruel et Cie., Exposition de tableaux par Alfred Sisley, January-February 1937, no. 35 (titled Bords de canal à St-Mammès).
London, Wildenstein & Co., Ltd., The French Impressionists and Some of Their Contemporaries, April-May 1963, p. 12, no. 31 (illustrated).