New York, East
8 May 2001
Armand Guillaumin (1841-1927)
Jeune femme à la cape et à l'écharpe bleue
signed 'Guillaumin' (lower right)
oil on canvas
16¼ x 13 in. (41.3 x 33 cm.)
Painted circa 1890
Clifford Davie, Rochester, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 6 November 1991, lot 260.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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G. Serret and D. Fabiani will include this painting in the forthcoming second volume of their Guillaumin catalogue raisonné.
Introducing the first auction in a series of three offering the collection of Paul Destribats, the Paris-based bibliophile
A cheaper, quicker alternative to oil paint, pastel became the perfect medium for portraits of the middle class