4 February 2003
Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904)
signed 'Fantin' (lower left)
oil on panel
13 1/8 x 17 3/8in. (33.3 x 44.1cm.)
Painted circa 1895
F. & J. Tempelaere, Paris.
Henri Laurent Barrault, by whom acquired between 1903 and 1915, and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Galerie Brame & Lorenceau will include this painting in their forthcoming Fantin-Latour catalogue raisonné.
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Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
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