30 October 2002
SOLD ON BEHALF OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS IN ORDER TO BENEFIT ITS AMERICAN ART ACQUISITION FUND
Georges Michel (French, 1763-1843)
A Shepherd and his Herd crossing the River before the Storm
oil on canvas
20 3/8 x 28 in. (51.8 x 71.1 cm.)
Goupil & Co., M. Knoedler & Co. Successors, New York.
Henry C. Gibson, Philadelphia (purchased from the above, February 1888 for $750).
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1892 (bequest from the above).
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, The Beneficent Connoisseurs (Henry C. Gibson Collection), January-February 1974, no. 62.
*This lot may be exempt from sales tax as set forth in the Sales Tax Notice in the back of the catalogue.
Michel Schulman will include this work in his forthcoming catalogue raisonné.
Please note that Mr. Schulman dates this work circa 1830.
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