30 October 2002
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION
Fritz Thaulow (Norwegian, 1847-1906)
Winter on the Isle of Stord
signed and dated 'Fritz Thaulow 89.' (lower left)
pastel on canvas
19 x 25 5/8 in. (48.3 x 65.1 cm.)
Executed in 1889
L. De Fourcaud; his sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 29 March 1917 as Hiver en Norvège.
Anon. sale, Sotheby's, London, 19 June 1986, lot 419.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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London, The Fine Art Society, Frits Thaulow, November-December 1986, no. 6.
A similar version of this work, also dated 1889, is housed in the Museum of Art, Gothenburg.
Vidar Poulsson has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
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