10 May 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Henri Le Sidaner (1862-1932)
La maison du canal
signed 'Le Sidaner' (lower left)
oil on canvas
28¾ x 23¾ in. (73 x 60.4 cm.)
Painted in Malines, 1929
Galerie Georges Petit, Paris.
Oscar Ghez, Geneva.
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 22 June 1988, lot 90.
Galerie Brame et Lorenceau, Paris.
Anon. sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 17 November 1991, lot 55.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Y. Farinaux-Le Sidaner, Le Sidaner, L'oeuvre peint et gravé, Paris, 1989, p. 250, no. 677 (illustrated).
Osaka, Umeda; Tokyo, Fukushima, and Sapporo Hakata, Tresors du Musée Petit Palais Geneva, May-August 1983.
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