12 September 2006
Ernest Albert (1857-1946)
signed and dated 'Ernest Albert A.N.A. 1936' (lower right)
oil on canvas
36 x 40 in. (91.4 x 101.6 cm.)
Private collection, Illinois.
Sotheby's, New York, 15 March 1995, lot 137.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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