26 June 2007
Fritz Thaulow (Norwegian, 1847-1906)
Normandie 14. juli (Normandy, July 14th)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Souvenir de Martin Eglise près Dieppe 1896/Fritz Thaulow.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
21½ x 25¾ in. (54.6 x 65.4 cm.)
Painted in 1896
M. Montaignac, Paris (M. Montaignac was Thaulow's dealer. He acquired the work in 1917, probably following the exhibition that he organised for the artist at Galérie Georges Petit the same year). C.W. Blomquist, Oslo.
Knut Ansager (by 1956).
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 13 October 1994, lot 146.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Paris, Galérie Georges Petit, Fritz Thaulow, 1917.
The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by Vidar Poulsson.
Fritz Thaulow painted many works between 1894-98 in the village of Martin Eglise near Dieppe.
Vidar Poulssen has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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