22 April 2004
Fritz Thaulow (Norwegian, 1847-1906)
Winter on the Isle of Stord
signed and dated 'Fritz Thaulow 89.' (lower left)
oil on canvas
19 x 25¾ in. (48.2 x 65.5 cm.)
Painted in 1889
L. De Fourcaud; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 29 March 1917 as Hiver en Norvège.
Anonymous sale, Sotheby's, London, 19 June 1986, lot 419.
Private Collection, New York.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 30 October 2002, lot 7.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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London, The Fine Arts Society, Fritz Thaulow, November-December 1986, no. 6.
A similar version of this work, also dated 1889, is housed in the Gothenburg Museum of Art in Sweden.
Vidar Poulsson has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Please note that this work is pastel on canvas.
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